IPL 2021: When you see SRH middle-order not doing well, why not give Kedar Jadhav a chance? Asks Pragyan Ojha

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Kedar Jadhav was released by the Chennai Super Kings earlier the February auction this twelvemonth and bought by SRH astatine his basal terms of Rs 2 crore for IPL 2021.

Kedar Jadhav has not played immoderate  T20 cricket since January this twelvemonth  (AFP Photo)

Kedar Jadhav has not played immoderate T20 cricket since January this twelvemonth (AFP Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pragyan Ojha and Deep Dasgupta some consciousness Kedar Jadhav volition beryllium a bully enactment successful SRH's middle-order
  • Jadhav, who was bought by SRH for Rs 2 crore, has been warming the seat successful IPL 2021 truthful far
  • Jadhav tin springiness a mates of overs with his unorthodox action: Deep Dasgupta

Former India cricketers Pragyan Ojha and Deep Dasgupta person backed the inclusion of batsman Kedar Jadhav successful Sunrisers Hyderabad's middle-order which has been a chink successful their armour successful the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 truthful far.

SRH person mislaid some their opening games successful IPL 2021 portion chasing successful Chennai owed to the deficiency of runs scored by their existent middle-order which comprises of Jonny Bairstow, Abdul Samad and Vijay Shankar.

Bairstow scored a half-century successful their archetypal crippled portion Samad and Shankar flopped successful some their games which is wherefore Ojha and Dasgupta suggested SRH to deliberation astir adding Kedar Jadhav, who spent 3 seasons astatine Chennai Super Kings and had the MA Chidambaram Stadium arsenic their location ground.

Kedar Jadhav was released by the Chennai Super Kings earlier the February auction this twelvemonth and bought by SRH astatine his basal terms of Rs 2 crore for IPL 2021.

"He has the acquisition of playing successful Chennai. He has played for CSK, which was his location venue. He has practiced a lot. If helium gets a chance, helium is simply a prime subordinate and helium has got that experience.

"When you spot the middle-order not doing that well, wherefore not springiness Kedar a chance? He has the acquisition and helium has been determination and done that," Ojha said connected Sports Today.

Deep Dasgupta besides reiterated Ojha's sentiments and besides added that Kedar tin adjacent vessel a fewer overs of off-spin with his unorthodox enactment if needed arsenic the Chepauk transportation assists the tweakers much than the accelerated bowlers.

"Kedar volition bring successful a small spot of acquisition successful that middle-order, particularly erstwhile you’re putting Bairstow astatine the apical of the order. You person that middle-order which is inexperienced.

"Kedar, past season, was not the greatest. But having said that, helium has got quality. We can’t contradict that. Maybe enactment Kedar Jadhav successful the mediate order. And fixed the Chennai pitch, possibly helium tin springiness a mates of overs with his unorthodox action," Dasgupta said.

Notably, SRH made 4 changes to their playing XI for their lucifer against Mumbai Indians connected Saturday but inactive did not see Jadhav successful the team. Rohit Sharma won the flip and opted to bat archetypal against David Warner's SRH.