Manchester. Team India is leading 2-1 in the five-match Test series. In the fourth Test at the Oval (IND vs. ENG), the team won by 157 runs. In the second innings, pacers Jaspreet Bumrah, Oli Pope and Johnny Bairstow took important wickets. But he could be rested for the final Test. He is the main bowler for India in the series. After that, he will also have to enter the IPL and T20 World Cup. However, the team has not won a Test series in England since 200 England. In such a situation, his eyes will be on winning the series. The 5th Test will be played in Manchester from September 10.
Jaspreet Bumrah has bowled 151 overs so far in the series. No other bowler could bowl 130 overs. Bumrah has taken 18 wickets at an average of 21. Mohammad Shami did not play in the fourth Test. In such a situation, Shami can get a place in the team instead of Bumrah. Shami has taken 11 wickets in 3 matches of the series. Outside of that, he scored an important unbeaten 56 at Lord’s.
Ashwin’s chance to replace Jadeja
Off-spinner and Ashwin have not got a chance in the series so far. The team has fielded left-arm spin bowler Rabindra Jadeja in four matches. Jadeja has taken only wickets at an average of 65 in matches. Although he has certainly done wonders with the bat. He has scored 160 runs at an average of 23. This includes a big innings of 56 runs. The English team has replaced left-arm spin bowler Jack Leach for the final Test. He could be fielded in place of Mon Ali. Under such circumstances, Team India will also want to try Ashwin, who has taken more than 40,000 wickets in Test cricket.
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Doubts remain about Rahane
Team India co-captain Ajinkya Rahane did not perform well in the current series. Questions are being raised about including him in the team. He has scored 1 10 runs in 4 matches at an average of 1 of. Shardul Tagore has scored more runs than him. Shardul has scored 117 runs in 2 matches with the help of 2 half centuries. But batting coach Vikram Rathore said Rahane’s form was not a concern for the team. But in the final match, the team can give a chance to Suryakumar Yadav in place of Rahane. Suryakumar has done well in ODIs and T20s.
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