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Suryakumar Yadav has potential to play for Indian workforce in all three codecs: Mohammed Azharuddin

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India Today Web Desk

Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin has tipped Suryakumar Yadav to characterize India in all codecs of the sport. Azharuddin additionally stated Ishan Kishan might get a spot within the beginning lineup for the Test sequence towards Australia as he’s a left-handed batter.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Jan 15, 2023 18:50 IST

Yadav has been in high quality type for India in T20Is (Courtesy: AP)

By India Today Web Desk: Former cricketer Mohammed Azharuddin has backed Suryakumar Yadav to characterize India in all three codecs of the sport.

Yadav has been in terrific type with the bat within the shortest format of the sport as he scored his third T20I hundred towards Sri Lanka within the T20I sequence earlier this month.

This has opened the door for him to be included within the ODI squad and in addition paved the best way for him to be part of the workforce setup for the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy sequence towards Australia in February.

As quoted by PTI, Azharuddin first commented on Ishan Kishan’s inclusion within the Test squad for the sequence towards Australia and stated that the southpaw is a stronger contender to be the wicket-keeper batter than KS Bharat as he’s left-handed.

“Ishan Kishan has been selected in the Indian Test team on his recent form I think he will be a stronger contender for wicket-keeper batsman option. He is a left handed batsman,” stated Azharuddin.

The former captain additionally commented on Yadav being left on the bench for the primary two ODIs towards Sri Lanka and stated it wasn’t a proper transfer. Azharuddin went on to say that the 32-year-old has the potential to play for India in all three codecs of the sport, similar to Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

The former India skipper concluded by saying that Yadav and Kishan should show themselves to get a spot within the lineup for India.

When the participant is in type, it is not proper to have them on the bench. Suryakumar Yadav has the potential to play for the Indian workforce in all three codecs. He has additionally finished nicely in his final Ranji match,” Azhar said. “As a lot as I’ve seen Suryakumar’s batting, I can say that like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, he can also additionally play in all three codecs. After a very long time, India has acquired such a batsman who can play in all codecs. “It is very difficult to make a place in the team and both these players will have to prove themselves, if they find a place in the team.”

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Jan 15, 2023