“Not Worth It”: Salman Butt’s Scathing Criticism Of Bhuvneshwar Kumar After India’s Loss To Australia In Mohali T20I

Document photograph of Bhuvneshwar Kumar with teammates© AFP

Veteran pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar used to be below the scanner as soon as once more after he conceded 16 runs within the penultimate over as India misplaced the primary T20I in opposition to Australia on the IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali. Bhuvneshwar leaked 52 runs from his quota of 4 overs as Australia chased down a mammoth goal of 209 conveniently. Whilst analysing the the fit, former Pakistan captain Salman Butt criticised India’s workforce variety, pronouncing that Bhuvneshwar does not be offering any risk to opposition with respectable batters.

“The object this is being worried for India, what may cause rigidity, is that they have got critical loss of tempo. In the beginning, there is no tempo after which they maintain bowling slower balls. First you might be already getting hit since you’re gradual after which you might be bowling slower balls. I do not know what promise they’ve made that they have got to provide Bhuvneshwar Kumar the nineteenth over. It is past my figuring out how you’ll be able to convey him on for key overs. I don’t believe he is value it,” Butt said during an interaction on his YouTube channel.

Butt mentioned India must discover different choices as Bhuvneshwar’s loss of tempo makes him a legal responsibility within the demise overs.


“He does not be offering any tempo. He cannot opposite swing the ball. He could be a a little unhealthy within the powerplay when the ball is transferring. Differently, when you convey him after the powerplay, in any state of affairs, he cannot pose any risk to groups with respectable batting order. India now need to assume as they’ve Siraj, Umran Malik and Umesh Yadav, who bowled neatly as in comparison to different bowlers,” he mentioned.

India anticipate the go back of celebrity pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who has been clear of motion because the excursion of England in July. He didn’t play the primary T20I, however is the a part of the squad for the collection.

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