Wriddhiman Saha will remain India's No.1 wicket-keeper despite Parthiv Patel’s stunning comeback to the team according to Chief selector of the Indian cricket team MSK Prasad. The selector also praised Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and said that Ravichandran Ashwin has become a dependable batsman.
Parthiv made a shocking 42 and 67* in his rebound Test after very nearly eight years, however he appeared somewhat corroded with the gloves. He missed few gets that incited boss selector MSK Prasad to create an impression for Saha. "Parthiv's measurements say a lot about the way he has performed for Gujarat in the most recent couple of years.
He has been great with the bat, and all the more essentially, Parthiv's glove work is vastly improved than some time recently. In any case, Saha remains our No. 1 manager," Prasad told The Times of India amid a Ranji Trophy amusement in Chennai.
Ajinkya Rahane's battles against England proceeded as his poor keep running of shape reached out to a six-ball duck in the principal innings of the third Test in Mohali. He has scored an average 63 keeps running from five innings in the continuous arrangement in this way. In any case, Prasad kept support the Mumbaikar by calling him a "remarkable" player.
"Did you watch the shocker that Ajinkya Rahane took at slip? His commitment on the field has quite recently been remarkable, and I am not stressed over his batting structure," the previous Andhra-wicketkeeper said. Hailing Ashwin as a reliable batsman, Prasad said, "Ashwin is no more extended a bowler, however a tried and true batsman.
His planning is perfect to the point that individuals mix up him for VVS Laxman. Ashwin's batting makes different players feel more casual in the changing area." "Ashwin dependably shares his insight. He has viewed Jayant from lacking elbow room and instructed me to back him. The sign of this Indian group is that they are prepared to help each other and delight in each other's prosperity."
Regardless of numerous players getting wounds sooner or later amid the season, Prasad was brimming with acclaim for the substitutions who have ventured up to fill their boots successfully. "On the off chance that you take a gander at the one-day arrangement against New Zealand, we played with our second XI.
That obviously demonstrates that our seat quality has possessed the capacity to adjust well and execute according to desires. Our essential concentration (as selectors) is to build up that perspective in the present group as there is hardly any tinkering we can do to a group which is pretty much set," he said.
Before finishing up the previous India attendant, who played six Tests and 17 One-day matches for India, applauded Delhi-wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant, by hailing him as 'an energizing prospect' for what's to come. "Rishabh is an energizing adolescent who plays assaulting cricket. He is having an extraordinary lady season, yet I trust everybody ought to get through the framework. Rishabh is somebody who is unquestionably under the radar," Prasad said.