IND vs ENG: Umesh Yadav’s health check will likely be carried out in two days time.© Twitter
Senior India quick bowler Umesh Yadav’s health check, which will likely be carried out in two days time, will decide if he can be a part of Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma in a three-prong India tempo assault for the upcoming day-night Check in opposition to England. The Check, which will likely be performed with the pink ball, will begin in Ahmedabad on February 24.
It’s learnt that the Indian crew administration needs to play to its energy and there could possibly be a turner on supply with Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel prepared to use the circumstances to the fullest.
With Ashwin and Axar accounting for 15 of the 20 wickets within the second Check, India, holding in thoughts the swinging pink ball below lights, may drop Kuldeep Yadav and embrace a 3rd pacer.
Bumrah routinely comes again after relaxation and the toss-up will likely be between Umesh and Mohammed Siraj for the third pacer’s slot.
“Umesh’s health check will occur in a few days time,” a senior BCCI official advised PTI on Friday.
Umesh was dominated out through the second Check in opposition to Australia in Melbourne final December as a result of a calf muscle damage. He has been an efficient bowler on Indian tracks and was menacing through the nation’s inaugural day-night Check in Kolkata.
Nonetheless, it is going to be fascinating to see how dry the Motera wicket is contemplating there could possibly be dew.
“Look, it does not matter if the ball is pink or pink. In case you preserve a dry wicket, ball will flip and additional lacquer will not be of any consequence,” a former India spinner stated when requested for his opinion.
“Nonetheless, if there’s dew then clearly the ball will begin skidding and it’d simply be good for batting. So that may’t be discounted,” he stated.