BCCI Is Not Happy With Middle Order’s Slow Batting: Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah Address the Problem With Selection Committee
BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah are not happy about Team India’s batting in the middle overs in the Asia Cup. He had spoken to the selectors before announcing the team for the T-20 World Cup. The Indian team for the T-20 World Cup starting on October 16 in Australia was announced on Monday.
Besides 15 members, 4 standby players’ names were announced. According to media reports, the BCCI president and secretary discussed the performance of Team India with the selectors. He expressed concern about the slow runs made in the middle overs (7-16) in the Asia Cup.
India faced defeat from Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Asia Cup
Actually, in the Asia Cup, India had to face defeat Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super-4, and Team India was eliminated from the final. Whereas, before the tournament, Team India was considered the main contender for the trophy.
In the Asia Cup, if you look at India’s batting, then the innings were fought between the 7th and 16th overs. In the first match against Pakistan, they lost 3 wickets in 9 overs and scored 59 runs.
At the same time, against Hong Kong, 62 runs were scored in the over, while against Pakistan in the Super 4, Team India scored 62 runs for 1 wicket. If Afghanistan’s performance is left out, then the most runs against Sri Lanka were 78 runs in 9 overs.
How was India’s batting in the Asia Cup from 7 to 16 overs
Talking overall, India played 5 matches in Asia Cup. India scored a total of 421 runs in 7 to 16 overs of all these matches. During this 12 wickets fell. The run rate was 8.42. Indian batsmen hit 28 fours and 15 sixes in these overs.