IND vs PAK: "KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav Hold The Key To India's Fortunes" - Sanjay Bangar

Updated - 19 Oct 2022, 06:06 PM

Sanjay Bangar
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Indian Cricket Team is riding high on confidence after series wins against Australia and South Africa. The Men in Blue have rediscovered their mojo and once again are looking a force to reckon with. The Men in Blue has started to peak at the perfect time just before the marquee tournament.

India, though would be concerned as many of their players haven’t been to Australia before. However, the team defeated Australia in the warm-up match where the bowlers were tested.

India National Cricket Team (Image Credits:BCCI)
India National Cricket Team (Image Credits: BCCI)

Sanjay Bangar on India

Sanjay Bangar was seen interacting with Star Sports and made interesting statements about Kl Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav.

The performances from Rahul have been brilliant recently. He has scored back-to-back fifties in this tour and the best part of it all is the fluency we have got to see from him,” said Bangar.

“In the way he has timed the ball as well, when he is hitting the ball, it’s clearing the boundary easily. And the team needs someone who can hit the ball like he does, because that’s the way the Indian Team has planned to maximize the first six overs. So, for him to perform like this, with this kind of form, is very beneficial for Team India,”  added the former batting coach.

Sanjay Bangar
Sanjay Bangar (Image Credit: Twitter)

“Suryakumar is on his first tour in Australia and the key factor for any player touring Australia for the first time is to get used to the pace and bounce of the wicket. So, for Suryakumar, I don’t think he’ll face any difficulties in facing the spin bowlers or the pace bowlers,” he added.

“And this is a good sign because he has been pivotal to the Indian batting lineup, especially in the middle order. So, for Suryakumar to make runs, it’s important for him to carry this confidence well into the World Cup,” he concluded.

Tough Task for India

India would be well aware of the drubbing they received last year when Pakistan thrashed them. The team needs to start well against Pakistan on 23rd October as it won’t be wrong to say that India’s tournament would depend a lot on that clash.

Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid
Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid (Image Credits: Twitter)

Skipper Rohit Sharma and Head Coach Rahul Dravid will have to be spot-on with their selection as they can’t experiment in a high-voltage clash. It would be interesting to see whether Ravichandran Ashwin gets a game as Chahal and Axar are already there in the ranks.

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