Former India batter and cricket professional Wasim Jaffer has backed senior pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to be added to India’s T20 World Cup squad to be performed in Australia this yr. Jaffer has additionally expressed his happiness about Bhuvi’s efficiency with the ball throughout the first T20I towards England.
Taking the brand new ball, Kumar was merely wonderful towards England as he scalped the massive wicket of skipper Jos Buttler and gave away solely 10 runs in his three overs. The correct-arm pacer will need to emulate his efficiency throughout the second T20I as nicely.
He’s been getting it proper since he has come again to the aspect: Jaffer on Bhuvneshwar
“In worldwide cricket, a bowler who swings the ball could have many of the batters struggling, particularly with the ball you don’t see many bowlers swinging it however Bhuvi is a superb exponent of it. He’s been getting it proper since he has come again to the aspect and it was nice to see him producing an excellent efficiency towards a high quality batting line-up. I don’t see any doubt in my thoughts that he’s going to be within the World Cup squad. He’s an absolute certainty,” mentioned Jaffer whereas talking to ESPNCricinfo.
Equally, former England spinner, Ashley Giles additionally mentioned that Bhuvneshwar ought to be on the airplane for Australia to play within the T20 World Cup. “Will the ball swing as a lot in Australia? I don’t know but when anyone swings it is going to be Bhuvi. I feel he has inked his identify into that World Cup squad already,” added Giles.
Speaking about his numbers in T20I cricket, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has performed a complete of 67 T20I matches and has scalped the identical quantity of wickets at a median of 24.13. He additionally has two four-wicket and one five-wicket haul within the 20-over format. As talked about above, Kumar can be trying to replicate his efficiency within the second T20I as nicely and attempt to do some early harm with the brand new ball.