Mahela Jayawardene

Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has backed Tim David to usher in the X-factor that can make Australia much more deadly after they start their title defence on the T20 World Cup in Australia. Jayawardene opined that the swashbuckling batsman goes to have a free run and might carry out with out the burden of expectations within the lower-middle order for Australia.

The 26-year-old is anticipated to make his worldwide debut for Australia within the T20I collection in opposition to India, beginning September 20 in Mohali. Earlier, David made his worldwide debut for Singapore in 2019 and caught the eye of the world together with his big-hitting prowess. The all-rounder has performed 14 T20Is for Singapore and scored 558 runs at a strike price of over 150.

Tim David
Tim David. Picture-cricket.com.au

Tim David can play a medical position if introduced in at No.6; reckons Jayawardene

Tim David made a reputation for himself in franchise-based T20 leagues, taking part in in Australia, Pakistan, and India amongst different international locations. He was purchased for a whopping sum of Rs 8.25 crore by Mumbai Indians in IPL 2022 mega auctions.

Mahela Jayawardene, IPL
Mahela Jayawardene [Image Credit: IPLT20]

Talking to ICC, Jayawardene stated, “Australia have a really, excellent line-up and Tim goes to deliver that little little bit of x-factor in the event that they need to use that on the No.6 position, which they want an enormous hitter and explosive hitter.” 

“So, sensible for Australia to fall again on somebody like that, having these choices,” he added.

Jayawardene lauds Tim David’s stage of adaptability

The present Sri Lanka guide coach was filled with reward for David’s angle, highlighting that Tim David was not dejected when he was unnoticed of the Mumbai Indians line-up after preliminary failures.

Tim David
Tim David. (Photograph: Twitter)

“He leaves his final recreation fairly rapidly and strikes on to the subsequent which is a superb capacity for a participant to have and due to the way in which he has been taking part in cricket from one franchise match to a different franchise match, I believe that’s an adaptable capacity he has,” the Sri Lankan concluded.

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