Siraj and Shami needed to bowl – Ravi Shastri has censured India’s utilization of Mohammed Siraj and Mohammad Shami in the main meeting of the World Test Title last.
Australia finished Day 1 of the WTC last at The Oval on Wednesday at 327/3. Siraj and Shami, who got a wicket each, looked the most compromising Indian bowlers and the Aussie hitters didn’t look too disturbed once any semblance of Umesh Yadav and Shardul Thakur were brought into the assault.
Yet, you might have been strategically a lot sounder after that. Siraj and Shami needed to bowl their second spells in the primary meeting.”
Siraj and Shami bowled six overs each with the new ball and didn’t bowl from that point in the principal meeting. They were all the while eliminated from the assault, with Umesh and Shardul supplanting the team. David Warner then, at that point, crushed Umesh for four fours in his second over to change the energy of the game.
Ravi Shastri finished up by calling attention to that Travis Head and Steve Smith made India pay for their strategic mistakes:
They might have given them three or four-over spells later and might have involved Jadeja more in the subsequent meeting. The Indian group permitted the game to float and those two players, particularly Travis Head who is a going after player, went about their business.”
Head and Smith have hung together a whole 251-run fourth-wicket organization. The Indian bowlers should isolate the team from the beginning of the second morning to get any opportunity of organizing a rebound into the game.