Aakash Chopra believes Shivam Dube should be given a few overs in the second T20I between India and Ireland even though he doesn’t have the same ability with the ball as Hardik Pandya. In the first T20 match at Malahide, Dublin on Friday, 18 August, Dube went wicketless and conceded six runs in the only over he bowled. The second game of the three-match series will be played at the same venue on Sunday, August 20.
In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Chopra talked about some of his expectations from the second T20 match. Regarding Dubey, he said:
“I want to see how much Shivam Dube is used. He was given one over in the last match. Will they try to bowl him more overs in this match? While Hardik Pandya is your designated finisher and fast-bowling all-rounder and Shivam Dube might not have as much bowling ability, he gives you an option. So you should definitely exercise that option.”
Former India opener wants Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad to watch the new ball and then take advantage of easy conditions for batting. He elaborated:
“In batting, it will be interesting if the ball swings at the start. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ruturaj Gaikwad played well however long they played but this is going to be a challenge. It is not that simple, although this pitch becomes flat once the ball is no longer new. If our bowlers can get hit, you can hit their bowlers as well.”
In the first T20 match, Jaiswal and Gaikwad shared a 46-run partnership, but in the first T20 match, Gaikwad was dismissed after scoring 24 runs in 23 balls. The pair is likely to open for India in the upcoming Asian Games and would like to be involved in the run-chase. continental extravaganza.
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“They Have To Play A Little Bit Better” – Aakash Chopra On Ireland’s Top Order
Indian Commentator Aakash Chopra wants Ireland’s top-order to bat a bit more intelligently. They said:
“Ireland, on the other hand, the top order will have to understand a little, whether it is Lorcan Tucker, Harry Tector, Paul Stirling or Andy Balbirnie, they will have to play a little properly.”
Highlighting Ireland’s batting depth, Chopra pointed out that the lower order could not be exposed in the first half of their innings. he explained:
“Where were you going by playing a scoop shot? Take the game a little deep. Then they have the batting. George Dockrell, Curtis Campher, Barry McCarthy and Mark Adair – all of them bat well, but Mark Adair should not be batting in the first 10 overs. Then you have lost in any case, so that will be a problem for sure.”
Ireland are reduced to 31/5 after 6.3 overs in the first T20I. Barry McCarthy (51*) and Curtis Campher (39) then took them to a fightable score, which proved to be little after the rain stopped play during the Indian innings and the hosts lost the match by two runs under the DLS method.