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India have to appear to unearth batsmen like Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina for center order: Sanjay Manjrekar

The India Print 2020-03-23 21:33:37

Former India cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar says younger batsman KL Rahul is most appropriate for the quantity 5 role in the batting order in the ODIs however cautioned that the crew administration need to seem to be for batsmen like Suresh Raina and Yuvraj Singh.

KL Rahul had batted in the middle-order in the domestic ODIs in opposition to Australia in January beforehand this yr with success. He later persevered his best structure in the limited-overs collection in New Zealand. Of late, the Karnataka participant has additionally been maintaining wickets in the 50-over games.

Manjrekar, who performed 37 exams and seventy four ODIs, used to be responding to questions from followers after he requested them "talk cricket" with him on his twitter page.

He used to be asked whether India must stick with Rahul at variety 5 in ODIs and does he locate different batsmen different than Rahul to be in that position.

To which, Manjrekar, additionally a recognised commentator, tweeted, "For the second he is the proper fit. But we should maintain searching for a Raina and Yuvi variety of batsman when Rahul finally strikes to the top."

Yuvraj, who performed 304 ODIs for India, scored 8,701 runs whilst Raina accrued 5,615 runs from 226 ODIs.

The former Mumbai batsman was once additionally requested who he thinks was once the proper desire for variety 4 and all-rounder's spot in the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia. Manjrekar picked Shreyas Iyer and Hardik Pandya respectively.

Finally, Manjrekar, a home bulwark, additionally felt that the difficulty with Mumbai used to be lack of notable management in Ranji trophy.

Mumbai, 41-time Ranji Champions, have been unable to operate nicely in the home championship in latest times, in spite of having top players.

Manjrekar used to be requested why Mumbai Ranji crew used to be now not producing precise quickly bowlers and their bowling was once a concern, to which he tweeted, "Mumbai Ranji cricket's trouble is simple. Lack of brilliant leadership. And I do not suggest solely the captain of the crew here."