India versus Australia: Usman Khawaja entirely misunderstands not put a foot in Ahmedabad, says Parthiv Patel

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Patel says Khawaja has been patient and trained
Patel says Khawaja entirely misunderstands not put a foot
Khawaja scored his thirteenth Test century in Ahmedabad

By India Today Web Work area: Previous India wicket-keeping hitter Parthiv Patel has said that Australia opener Usman Khawaja misunderstands not put a foot in Ahmedabad. Khawaja turned into the primary Australian to score hundred years in the 2023 Line Gavaskar series as he overflowed class at the Narendra Modi Arena in Ahmedabad.

Addressing Cricbuzz, Patel showered acclaim on Khawaja, saying he entirely misunderstands not put a foot and has been in finished control against India in the fourth and last Trial of the four-match series.

“It never seemed like Usman Khawaja was not in charge, he entirely misunderstands not put a foot. The manner in which he is batting, he is constraining bowlers to bowl where he maintains that them should bowl. He’s protecting balls on the back-foot, whenever he gets an opportunity, he’s raising a ruckus around town for a limit in the hole too, while likewise pivoting the strike. At the point when the strike is routinely being turned, it turns out to be hard for the bowler,” said Patel.

He proceeded to say that Khawaja has played with persistence and discipline in Ahmedabad, adding that he has scored at a sound strike rate, having batted for more than four meetings. Khawaja has gone beyond 150 and is pursuing his most memorable twofold hundred in Test cricket.

“We have seen a great deal of persistence and discipline from Khawaja at Ahmedabad. He’s batted for four meetings and is as yet not out, while likewise scoring at a strike pace of around 40 is excellent,” Patel added.

Patel additionally stacked acclaim on Khawaja’s organization with Cameron Green, saying their 208-run stand was vital for Australia. Truth be told, this is Australia’s most memorable organization of more than 100 runs in the 2023 Boundary Gavaskar series. Green scored 114 runs prior to being excused by Ravichandran Ashwin.

“His organization with Cameron Green was vital for Australia since the hitters were scoring from the two finishes. This was an ideal association that he got to observe. This has been the greatest organization that we’ve found in this series,” said Patel.

India at present leads that four-match Test series 2-1 and need a success to ensure a spot in the finals of the World Test Title.

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