After the success in the limited overs game against England, According to Virat Kohli, India’s wonderful spin bowlers Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal can take place in the Test team.
India is ready to choose their team for the five-Test series in England in the next few days.
Asked whether Kuldeep has prepared himself to play Test?
Kohli said in an interview, “India had won the first ODI in Trent Bridge,” anything is possible because we still have some days left to play Test matches.”
“But the focus now is winning the next two games. Especially the next game, looking at it from the series perspective.
“Yes, Kulli is making a strong case for himself and also with Yuzvendra. Both of them are very good together for us.”
To put the English batsmen in trouble, both the bowlers will work like an accurate weapon for the Indian team.
The case of Kuldeep is especially attractive, who took five wickets in the T20 series and six wickets in the first ODI at his first tour of England.
He has played two Tests so far and has taken 9 wickets at an average of 20.77. Chahal has been involved in limited overs cricket for India. He has taken 70 wickets at an average of 33.90.
So far, India has lost only one match on this tour, which began with two T20Is in Ireland. Prior to leaving India, Kohli had said that his bowlers would be the primary weapon in the middle overs of ODI.
Kohli had said that. “When they have 10 overs and they have to play something to come back into the game, they know they have the skill to make an impact.”
Kuldeep and Chahal had already proved their worth in South Africa, where India’s bowlers took 28 wickets and won the ODI series 5-1.
So far in England, Kuldeep has an economy rate of 4.89 from 24.3 overs And 18 wickets at an average of 6.66. Chahal got an economy rate of 6.73 in 30 overs and 8 wickets at an average of 25.25.
The crowd support has been brilliant. The tour is really long and there is some tough cricket ahead of us which we are looking forward to,” the skipper added.