After a humiliating but unexpected defeat in the first test against Australia, Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin feels that Indian spinners, especially ravindra jadeja bowled poorly on a rank turner.
“I think a similar pitch was prepared when Michael Clarke got his 6 for 9 in Mumbai. This was a bad pitch to bat on. But I am not at all happy with how the spinners bowled on a track like this — especially Ravindra Jadeja,” said Azhar.
“Now what did O’Keefe bowl? He bowled on the middle and leg line and didn’t try for big turn. The batsmen can’t leave such deliveries. As a result, he got four lbw decisions. An orthodox left-arm spinner when he is getting 4 lbws means that he was bowling straight, knowing pitch will do the rest,” said Azhar.
India lost the match by a whopping 333 runs and the second Test will be played in Bengaluru, from March 4.
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