Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt believes Sanju Samson should convert his begins with the bat to have the ability to carve a distinct segment for himself in crew India’s star-studded line-up.
He feels that whereas the 27-year-old has acquired the expertise, he should discover a method to maximize run-scoring output.
Talking on his YouTube channel following India’s dominant 7-wicket win over Sri Lanka within the third T20I on Sunday, Butt highlighted that Samson has failed to attain persistently on the highest degree.
“Sanju Samson did hit some fantastic strokes on this recreation however managed simply 18 runs. These scores aren’t sufficient. He has the expertise, however the output is missing. He must work on the output to have the ability to cement his place within the facet at this degree. There are a variety of gamers coming into the Indian crew and he must be distinctive to make a spot for him,”
Samson was requested to open within the last T20I in opposition to Sri Lanka within the absence of Ishan Kishan. The batter did not seize the chance and was dismissed for 18 runs within the conflict.
He showcased beautiful type within the earlier fixture, slamming 39 runs from 25 deliveries. Nonetheless, he couldn’t convert it into an enormous rating and perished in opposition to Lahiru Kumara.
“It looks as if Shreyas Iyer alone is sufficient for the Sri Lankan crew” – Salman Butt
Butt added that India’s Shreyas Iyer alone was sufficient to dominate the struggling Sri Lankan facet. The gifted teenager slammed unbeaten half-centuries in all three fixtures of the T20I sequence and emerged as the highest performer within the white-ball rubber.
“Sri Lanka simply do not appear to have sufficient energy to compete in opposition to India. It looks as if Shreyas Iyer alone is sufficient for the Sri Lankan crew as they haven’t been capable of get him out. He is taking part in with nice confidence and management.”
Sri Lanka have an opportunity to redeem themselves by arising with an improved efficiency within the forthcoming two-match Check sequence. The first Check is slated to start on March 4 on the Punjab Cricket Affiliation IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.