India’s former batting coach shared his thoughts on the debutant of India-England first ODI being playing in Pune at present.
Bangar on Krishna
India’s former batting coach Sanjay Bangar believes pacer Prasidh Krishna has been a known limited-over bowler for a while now. His form in IPL and domestic cricket has made him a familiar name. he earned his ODI India cap from KL Rahul ahead of the first ODI against England in Pune. Speaking about the exciting newcomer, Bangar informed,”Prasidh Krishna has been considered a very good bowler in the shorter formats for a long time. When I was with the team, there used to be discussions about him as a good option.”
Bangar on IPL Experience of Krishna
So far, Prasidh Krishna has played 48 List A games, bagging 81 wickets at an average of 23.07. he has been a regular KKR member in IPL as well. In the 24 matches he has played so far for the Kolkata-based franchise, Krishna has bagged 18 wickets. Bangar believes his IPL experience will be helpful in the international cricket also.
“His biggest speciality is that he has played 24-25 IPL matches. So he knows very well how to understand the situation and bowl according to the field settings. He has a sound head and can make good decisions,” added Bangar. KKR will start their IPL 2021 campaign with a match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Chennai on April 11. Last year they finished fifth in the league stage.
India vs England: Teams India’s Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna.