Asia Cup 2022: ‘This Combination Isn’t Working’, Cheteshwar Pujara

Asia Cup 2022: Cheteshwar Pujara, the seasoned Test player for India, commented on the current Asia Cup 2022 competition and said that the team’s current lineup isn’t working for them. In the wake of India’s defeat to Pakistan in the tournament’s second-round game. Concerns have been expressed concerning the selection process. Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, and Deepak Hooda, among others, have served as the team’s openers during the past few months.

Ravindra Jadeja’s injury caused him to miss the Asia Cup and likely the T20 World Cup. Recently handed India a severe blow. However, the team management referred to it as experimenting to determine the final squad for the ICC event. The changes to the roster have been ongoing for a while now. And many believe that one core group of players needs to be chosen and given time to play together and gel. India will now play Afghanistan on September 8. And Sri Lanka on September 6 must win both games to get to the final game on.

Pujara questioned whether he would start Akshar Patel in the XI and add another seamer to the lineup. The final India squad for the Asia Cup only had three pacers, and because Avesh Khan has not been in the best form and is currently ill, he will not play against

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Cheteshwar Pujara also discussed India’s recent Super 4s defeat to Pakistan and suggested that the management should not demand that Hardik Pandya bowl four overs in every match. In the most recent Pakistan encounter, Pandya struggled with the ball and the bat, scoring a duck and amassing 44 runs in his four overs for one wicket. Pandya contrasted this by taking three wickets and scoring 33* as India defeated Pakistan in the earlier group game.

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In addition, he praised Pakistan’s decision to move Nawaz up the batting order, which Pujara believes was the game’s “X-factor.” Rizwan and Nawaz gave Pakistan the advantage during the run chase by combining to hammer the Indian bowlers for 73 runs in just 35 balls. While Nawaz’s 20-ball cameo saw the batter smash 42 runs at an astounding strike rate of 210, Rizwan scored 71 off 51 balls.

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