Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer. (Picture by Pankaj Nangia/Gallo Pictures/Getty Pictures)

Former New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris has stated that he admires Shreyas Iyer’s management talents and stated that he’s a future contender for Indian captaincy. The previous cricketer additionally opined on Iyer’s short-ball issues. Iyer seemed like the true deal within the house sequence towards Sri Lanka earlier this yr, the place he saved piling up runs, however ever since then, it has been a troublesome street for him. The best-hander didn’t have the most effective of seasons with the bat for his new IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

There are few cricketers who can hit the spinners so far as Iyer hits, and he likes taking them on. Nonetheless, his steady dismissals towards the quick balls have turn into a reason for conern, and groups have been concentrating on him with the pacers. Iyer has not but discovered a method out and might be hoping that the upcoming ODIs in West Indies would possibly deliver a change.

You’ll see numerous groups assault Shreyas Iyer with the short bowlers: Scott Styris

“What I actually like about Shreyas Iyer is the management qualities that he possesses. I believe he’s an actual chance to be a captain as nicely for India. For that motive, I want to see him in and even give him an increasing number of alternatives to be round this squad,” Styris instructed Sports18.

“What I don’t like, the unfavorable if you happen to like, is that there is no such thing as a secret about Shreyas. He has actual issues with the quick ball. I believe you’ll see numerous groups assault him with the short bowlers look to assault the physique with the bouncer, go below the armpit if you happen to like as a result of I’m undecided he’s discovered a method,” he added.

Styris in contrast Iyer with Suresh Raina, who used to face related downside. He concluded that Iyer has the expertise and must be given sufficient alternatives except he’s changed.

“He’s virtually a bit of bit like Suresh Raina in that regard the place groups now know the best way to assault him. It’s now as much as Shreyas Iyer to discover a technique to succeed towards that fashion of bowling. If he can try this, then I believe he’s one of many first names you write down in that Indian aspect. I actually do like all of the qualities about him, however till then, I believe you’ve simply bought to offer him alternatives, and if he can’t discover success, then you must discover another person who can, however he’s very proficient,” he added.