Former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer considers the one-day format extra appropriate for younger sprinter Umran Malik’s model of bowling in comparison with T20Is. He identified that the quick bowler could make use of brief balls way more successfully in ODIs.

The 23-year-old Umran made his one-day debut towards New Zealand on Friday, November 25 in Auckland within the opener of the three-game collection. He had a blended day as he dismissed Devon Conway and Daryl Mitchell, nevertheless it proved expensive and he conceded 66 runs in his 10 overs.

Other than Umran, left-arm nearer Arshdeep Singh additionally made his one-day debut in the identical match. Reviewing the performances of each rookies, Jaffer stated throughout a dialogue on ESPNcricinfo:

“This format fits Umran Malik greater than T20I. We have now seen within the IPL that it doesn’t have many variations with respect to this format. Right here, he can use the brief ball effectively. Arshdeep will get used to it. He’s a top quality bowler and he’ll adapt fairly shortly”.

Contributing his ideas, New Zealand pacemaker Mitchell McClenaghan admitted that each Umran and Arshdeep would have anticipated a barely higher efficiency on their one-day debuts. He elaborated:

“Each rookies would have anticipated slightly extra. Malik received a few wickets and regarded harmful in patches. I’ve watched Arshdeep for some time and he’s a really gifted bowler. He’s going to be crucial for India, not simply earlier than this World Cup, however for years to return.”

Whereas Umran managed a few scalps, Arshdeep went wicketless and likewise conceded loads of runs. He posted figures of 0/68 from 8.1 overs.


“I will likely be tempted to play Kuldeep Yadav” – Wasim Jaffer suggests a change for the second ODI

The Indian staff is just not anticipated to make too many alterations for the second ODI, contemplating this can be a three match collection. Nevertheless, Jaffer advised a change to the bowling line-up, batting for Kuldeep Yadav forward of Yuzvendra Chahal. He opined:

“I will likely be tempted to play Kuldeep Yadav simply because it brings a little bit of thriller. He spins it each methods and he is in good condition too. India has an issue as they do not have a sixth bowling possibility. That may be a priority.

“Arshdeep and Umran have simply performed their first ODIs. A whole lot of inexperience for this format. I will be wanting ahead to having a look at Kuldeep as an alternative of Chahal,” Jaffer concluded.

By the way, Kuldeep was Man of the Match for his figures of 4/18 in his final ODI, which got here towards South Africa in Delhi in October this 12 months.

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