Ravindra Jadeja's Batting Concerns & Axar Patel's Bowling Woes Ahead of ODI World Cup
- India's Dinesh Karthik expressed concern over Ravindra Jadeja's batting form. Jadeja's struggle with the bat in ODI cricket could be a matter of concern for India before the ODI World Cup.
Jadeja's recent performanc
- Jadeja's disappointing performance in India's chase against Bangladesh in the Asia Cup 2023. - He could score only 7 runs and failed to support centurion Shubman Gill.
India needed an experienced player to support Gill, but Jadeja played a big shot unnecessarily.
- Lack of maturity in his approach during crucial run chases.
Jadeja's batting havoc in Asia Cup 2023 - only 25 runs in 3 innings. - Despite being a premier spin-bowling all-rounder, he has struggled to perform well with the bat.
Dinesh Karthik emphasized the importance of Jadeja as an important player in the Indian team. - His historic contribution in successful tournaments for India.
Highlighted Jadeja's struggle to score more than fifty in ODIs since his comeback in 2022.
- Just 138 runs at a strike rate of 56 in 11 matches in 2023.
- Karthik also expressed concern about Akshar Patel's bowling in Asia Cup 2023. - De
spite favorable conditions, Axar has failed to produce the expected venom.
- Axar Patel was included in India's 15-man ODI World Cup squad. - As a spinner he needs to step up and play his role.