Former Team India Selector Warns Cheteshwar Pujara.
Cheteshwar Pujara, a former Team India selector. Has been warned that he risks losing his place in the team due to his poor batting form.
The Indian team defeated South Africa comprehensively in Centurion, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match Test series. However, India’s middle-order remains a source of concern for the team management. As senior batters such as skipper Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, and Cheteshwar Pujara have yet to find form with the bat, and if they do not, they may be rested soon, particularly Pujara, who scored 0 and 16 in the Centurion Test match.
In the first Test, India’s Virat Kohli-led team made history by claiming the country’s first-ever victory in Centurion. The manner in which they defeated the hosts has increased the likelihood of India winning its first Test series on South African soil.
“The team is doing damn well, and I am confident that we will win the series.” When it comes to the South African team, they are simply playing for the sake of playing, not for the win. They have a weak batting and bowling lineup, and Quinton de Kock will not be in the team for the second Test, so the batting order will collapse badly, while our team is doing well,” Sarandeep told ANI.
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Former Team India Selector Warns Cheteshwar Pujara
Indian bowlers have been outstanding, dismissing the Proteas for less than 200 in both innings in Centurion. The performances of young pacers are providing team management with numerous options, while seniors such as Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav are missing out.
“Our bowling department is doing so well and look at Siraj. If we are playing him ahead of Ishant in the team, then that shows how good he is playing and how well he did for the team. Talking about Bumrah he is a masterpiece for us and the way he plays is awesome. So, definitely, India will win for the series.” said Sarandeep Singh to ANI.
With the form that the Indian pacers are in, they are looking to give their team. An unassailable 2-0 lead in Johannesburg. If they do, they will become the first Indian team to win a Test series in South Africa.