Pant or Saha: Sourav Ganguly on who will play India vs Australia Test

Pant or Saha: Sourav Ganguly on who will play India vs Australia Test
By: Sports Desk |

November 25, 2020 6:48:39 pm

Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha are within the Indian squad for Australia tour. (File)

Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha are the 2 greatest wicketkeeper-batsmen within the nation presently, stated BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday.

However, when requested about Pant’s patchy efficiency within the lately concluded Indian Premier League (IPL), Ganguly stated the southpaw has ‘tremendous’ expertise and his bat swing will undoubtedly come again.

“Don’t worry. His bat swing will come back. He is a young guy and all of us need to guide him. He’s got tremendous talent. Rishabh will be fine,” Ganguly instructed PTI.

Ganguly was additionally requested if Pant will get to play Test matches on condition that Saha is a greater keeper. But the BCCI Prez remained non-committal.

“Only one can play, so whoever is in best form will play,” Ganguly stated.

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Meanwhile, in keeping with Ganguly, the Test leg, comprising 4 matches will be a problem for workforce India.

“Australia in Australia is always tough. They will be a lot stronger with (Steve) Smith and (David) Warner back. Players like (Marnus) Labuschagne have become better,” Ganguly stated in an interview. “It will be a good test for India, but they are capable of winning. It will be a good series.”

“India has the pace attack to match Australia. There is (Jasprit) Bumrah, (Mohammed) Shami, (Navdeep) Saini. The attack is as good as Australia’s,” he added.

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