Sanjay Manjrekar suggests 4 changes for India ahead of ODI 3

Sanjay Manjrekar advised India to make four changes before the third rubber die and their final ODI against South Africa on Friday. The team led by KL Rahul lost their first match in 31 runs and was followed by a seven-handed loss in the second.

Manjrekar wants the away team’s top scorer to date, Shikhar Dhawan, relax. Former cricketer says India should be open to all Venkatesh Iyer, with Suryakumar Yadav struggling in midfield. He also calls for looks Bhuvneshwar Kumar to make room for the 29-year-old Deepak Chahar.

While speaking to ESPNcricinfo, Manjrekar explained:

“In batting, Suryakumar Yadav should be included. We have seen Shikhar Dhawan, he is a ready pick for the big games and has also shown good form. So you can give him. he rested and opened with Venkatesh Iyer to match Suryakumar Yadav in midfield -ordered Deepak Chahar should come in for Bhuvneshwar Kumar I saw him in Sri Lanka, he’s really good at bowling so you should check he. “

Despite making his name as the opener at IPL 2021, Venkatesh Iyer finished 6th in the first two ODIs, scoring 2 (7) and 22 (33). He is seen as a potential replacement for Hardik Pandya in that position.

Meanwhile, one of the stars of recent IPL seasons, Suryakumar Yadav made his ODI debut in July against Sri Lanka and scored 124 three-game runs with an average of 64. He was substituted. replaced by Shreyas Iyer in this series.

Manjrekar also brought up Prasidh Krishna or Mohammed Siraj as options to replace Jasearch Bumrah, who may need a little rest after playing all five games on the tour so far. He also hit Jayant Yadav for his second ODI in place of Ravichandran Ashwin, who was costly and goalless in the last game.

He added:

“If you want to give Jasearch Bumrah a little rest then you can look towards Prasidh Krishna and Mohammed Siraj. And Jayant Yadav in place of Ashwin. There will be comparisons between Ashwin and Jayant Yadav 10 too but Jayant Yadav will also deliver. some batting.”

An all-around bowler like Ashwin, Jayant Yadav made his ODI debut in 2016. He scored a goal and picked up a stick in that match. He also played in 19 IPL games, collecting eight goals at an economic rate of 6.87 and scoring 40 at an average of 10.

“India missed a golden opportunity” – Sanjay Manjrekar

Manjrekar also criticized Men in Blue for missing a “golden opportunity” by not testing young players from the first game. He argues:

“They should look at all these changes as I feel India missed a golden opportunity by not using this series to test their upcoming talent.”

Manjrekar added:

“World Super Cup points don’t count in this One Day series. So they should have given the upcoming players a chance from the very first game but they did the exact opposite and still Win or lose the last game they lost in this series If they can give two or three players a chance and one or two can shine that would be great for Indian cricket.”

Tuesday’s ODI will kick off at 2pm IST at Cape Town’s Newlands Stadium on Sunday. Sanjay Manjrekar suggests 4 changes for India ahead of ODI 3


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