Indian vice captain Ajinkya Rahane exhibited only an awful show with the willow. In the fourth Test match against hosts England at the Oval.
Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman said that the out-of-form batsman needs to be rested in the series decider. Ex-Indian pacer Zaheer Khan has additionally repeated similar feelings in regards to Rahane’s selection.
With regards to playing the longest format in cricket, vice-captain Rahane is probably the best batsman in the current Indian bunch. Nonetheless, Rahane’s dip in form has prepared a topic for fans and cricket intellectuals to scrutinize his choice in the playing XI of the Virat Kohli-led side. Previous cricketer and famous Test batsman Laxman believes that Team India should rest their vice captain.
‘It’s an ideal opportunity to offer Rahane a rest’
Laxman has been vocal on Rahane’s poor show in the fourth Test match at The Oval. “It’s an ideal opportunity to offer Rahane a rest.
I don’t know of what’s in store for him. He is a quality player and I generally accept that quality players return into the group. Yet, the sort of form and certainty he has shown when he was out there in the center. Not once during his eight-ball innings did Ajinkya Rahane looked confident,” Laxman said.
While Laxman believed that India should rest Rahane from Test cricket. Former Indian pacer Zaheer featured the significance of hauling a quality player out of the pressure zone.
“Everything’s structure based.
You’ll need to return, examine and buckle down, and afterward no one but you can push forwar. Help such a player out of the pressure zone and give him a chance [to improve]. We say this in Hindi that the more you attempt to drive yourself out of the bog, the more you get caught in it,” Zaheer said.