Patel says Ashwin shifted his speed quite well
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By India Today Web Work area: Previous wicket-keeping player Parthiv Patel has said that Ravichandran Ashwin has shifted his speed very well against Australia in Ahmedabad. Ashwin got four wickets to go level with Anil Kumble as far as wickets picked in the Line Gavaskar Prize.
Addressing Cricbuzz, Patel said Ashwin shifted his speed quite well, which assisted him with picking wickets in Ahmedabad, adding that he needed to stir it up since the pitch was not offering a lot to the spinners.
“The manner in which Ravichandran Ashwin fluctuated his speed helped him a great deal. It wasn’t like he was bowling at one speed, he was attempting to stir it up. He was attempting his varieties in the air since the pitch wasn’t offering a lot of help to the spinners. He needed to stir it up with his speed and varieties, which he did well indeed,” said Patel.
He proceeded to say that the manner in which Ashwin disposed of Cameron Green was splendid, while demanding that Ashwin told every one of the bowlers the best way to utilize minor departure from a pitch that is not offering a lot to the spinners. Ashwin excused Green to pick his fourth wicket of the innings. Green scored 114 runs off 170 balls, while shaping a vital 208-run organization with opener Usman Khawaja, who proceeded to hit 180 runs.
“The manner in which he disposed of Cameron Green was splendid. He had the leg slip set up and reliably continued to bowl on that line as he needed to excuse him there. He constrained Alex Carey to play the big cheese by throwing the ball up. Ashwin told the best way to utilize the speed and minor departure from a pitch that isn’t offering a lot to the spinners,” Patel added.
India is at present driving the four-match Boundary Gavaskar series 2-1 against Australia and need a success to fit the bill for the World Test Title last in June.