Former English captain Nasser Hussain has praised Pakistani pacers Shaheen Shah Afridi and Mohammad Amir, saying that Pakistan’s left-arm pacers give India a tricky time.
The assertion got here in the course of the former cricketer’s media speak after India bagged its first victory in an ODI collection in England since 2014-15 by defeating the hosts by 5 wickets.
Hussain lauded India’s bench energy, asking them to not be “timid” and play fearlessly, but in addition suggested the facet’s batters to learn to face left-arm bowlers.
“India are a really sturdy workforce, however they should be taught from what occurred prior to now. Within the final T20 World Cup within the UAE they had been a bit timid with the bat, so they should cease being that. When you might have Pandya and Pant within the center order after which Jadeja that rope to observe, you don’t should be timid on the prime,” he mentioned when requested if the Males in Blue are ready for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.
He highlighted a few occasions when Indian batting collapsed towards left-arm bowlers.
“They should play to left arm [pace bowling] a little bit bit higher. Historical past tells you that Shaheen Shah Afridi blew them away one night in Dubai, Mohammad Amir blew them away one afternoon on the Oval in a ultimate, and Reece Topley has blown them away right here [at Old Trafford].
“They should be a bit extra tensed to their batting so a few of their seamers will come down in a T20, within the final two overs with 20 to win. A kind of seamers will want them to get throughout the road,” Hussain added.