»Tour of Australia: Indian bowlers can take 20 wickets and win test matches – Kapil Dev
Ahead of the next round in Australia, legendary cricketer Kapil Dev praised India’s rhythm drums and said Jasprit Bumrah & Co is taking 20 wickets and helping the team win test matches. (More cricket news)
“Our fast bowlers are brilliant. [Mohammed] Shami, Bumrah. As a cricketer it makes me very happy to say that today we depend on our fast bowlers. Our bowlers are capable of taking 20 wickets in a match, ”the former Indian captain said at a summit.
The bowling attack in India is now considered one of the best in the world. In fact, they helped India win their first round of tests (the Border-Gavaskar Trophy) in Australia on their last tour.
“We had spinners – [Anil] Kumble, Harbhajan [Singh], but today no country would want to say ‘give them inflatable wickets’, added the 61-year-old.
The Indian tour party has pacers Bumrah, Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini and Mohammed Siraj for the Test series, with Ishant Sharma likely to join later after proving his fitness.
They will be supported by Spinners Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin.
On the previous tour, India relied heavily on Bumrah, Shami, Yadav and Ishant.
The India tour in Australia begins with the first of three ODIs on November 27 and will be followed by a three-match T20I clash.
The series of tests is expected to begin with a day-night meeting in Adelaide, starting December 17.
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