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If Team India Wants to Win Gavaskar Suggested

After South Africa’s easy win over India in the first ODI, Team India’s think tank will be seriously considering the composition of the playing XI in the second match. After all, in order to stay in the three-match series, India needs a win in the second match at any cost. Teams shy away from making too many changes. Because this move seen as a sign of panic. Given the bounty of talent that India has, there is no need to press the danger button right now.

Bhuvneshwar’s Poor Performance for Some Time Now

Changes should in areas that can be strengthened. The thing that immediately comes to mind after seeing the first match is that the bowlers did not show the strength in the performance with the new ball, then the middle order also did not see the necessary rhythm. Both Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur conceded runs. However, when South Africa’s pressure eased a bit, Shardul made up for it by scoring an aggressive half-century. For some time now, Bhuvneshwar has not been able to control the runs in the last over.

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Series not part of ICC Super League

In such a situation, if India is looking at these matches as a core team for the ICC World Cup to hold on home soil next year, then this work should start from now. This series is not a part of the ICC Super League, so there is no need to worry about qualification by losing it. Of course, being the host, India will get a natural entry but this method is not made for this Indian team.

A great partnership between Dhawan and Virat Kohli

The middle-order faltered badly after a scintillating partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. Shreyas and Venkatesh Iyer along with Rishabh Pant could not take advantage of this platform to take the team to the destination of victory. Pant was recently dropp at number four in one-day cricket where he seen finding a combination between patience and aggression. So if he is fielded at number six as a finisher, then it can a good move. On this number, he will be able to play his shots without worrying much about anything.

Both spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Singh Chahal did an amazing job on a batting pitch and their role would be even more important in hot weather. South Africa is in great shape and India will have to fight with both the ball and the bat to stop them and defend themselves.

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