Former opening batsman turned commentator/YouTuber Aakash Chopra is of the opinion that Hardik Pandya shall be most popular over Venkatesh Iyer the day the previous regains full health and begins bowling for the nationwide group. Venkatesh Iyer has completed brilliantly in T20Is to date since he made his debut.
The discuss round Hardik Pandya‘s health and bowling has been taking place for fairly a while. Former cricketers and followers have been divided about whether or not Hardik Pandya will stroll into the taking part in XI of the group as soon as he regains full health and begins bowling his full quota of overs for the Indian group. The fast-bowling all-rounder has been out of the Indian group for the reason that T20 World Cup that was held final 12 months in UAE resulting from health points.
Hardik has been changed by Venkatesh Iyer within the facet and the latter has been performing nicely for Rohit Sharma‘s Indian group. Nonetheless, former opening batsman turned cricket knowledgeable Aakash Chopra is of the opinion that Hardik Pandya will stroll into the facet the day he begins bowling his full quota of overs.
In a video shared by Aakash Chopra on his YouTube channel, he mentioned, “It might appear like Venkatesh Iyer is forward within the race, however I will not be stunned if Hardik Pandya wins it. Ravindra Jadeja would be the spin all-rounder and Pandya would be the fast-bowling all-rounder”.
He additional added and mentioned, “Iyer is current for now however the day Hardik begins bowling, he’ll pip Venkatesh Iyer for the function. It is usually value remembering that it isn’t a bilateral sequence the place you’ll be able to take 18-20 gamers without delay in response to your comfort. That is an ICC occasion the place you’ll be able to choose solely a 15-member squad.”
Aakash Chopra feels Venkatesh Iyer may have an out of doors likelihood provided that Hardik Pandya fails to regain full health.
“So, if you solely have 15 locations, you can not take every little thing with you. So, you’ll solely have two choices for the all-rounder place and for me, they might be Ravindra Jadeja and Hardik Pandya. Venkatesh Iyer might have an opportunity if Pandya is not match — that may additionally occur however hopefully, it does not,” Aakash Chopra added.