If Team India has to win this series, then apart from its spinners, the batsmen will also have to show their strength, in which the role of Kohli and Pujara is most important.
India and Australia The pitch and spinners are the most discussed in the four-match Test series between India and Pakistan. Will the Australian batsmen be able to face the Indian spinners? Will he be able to present any challenge to India’s spin trio? These are the questions which are being asked till the very last minute, just before the start of the series. However, under the guise of these questions, one such aspect has been suppressed, which is important from the point of view of the Indian cricket team. This is about such a hunter of Australia, who has made two of the backbone of Indian batting his prey. Troubled many times.
Talking about the two biggest batsmen of Team India – Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli. Although the names of the two most successful batsmen of the current Indian team in Test cricket, there are a lot of runs and centuries against Australia, but when Australia’s captain and the world’s number one Test bowler Pat Cummins are in front, then both the star batsmen have more success. does not get
Pujara-Kohli upset in front of Cummins
Although there are very few batsmen in front of Pat Cummins, who can play freely and have been seen dominating him, but these two stars of the Indian team have been very upset in front of Cummins. Its testimony is found in the figures. Accordingly,
- Pujara has faced Cummins in 10 Tests, in which he has been the victim of the Australian pacer 7 times. Pujara averages 33.14 in front of Cummins. He is the Indian batsman who has been dismissed the most times by Cummins.
- At the same time, Virat Kohli’s condition is also not good and the former Indian captain has given his wicket to the Australian captain 5 times in 6 Tests. His average is just 27.
Good record against India
That is, overall, these two star batsmen of India are in bigger danger than the Australian captain. Anyway, Cummins’ performance against India is very good. He has taken 43 wickets in 18 innings against India. However, most of these wickets have been taken in Australia and Kohli-Pujara have also become victims of Cummins on Australian pitches. Cummins played only 2 matches in India and took 8 wickets.
Will there be a counterattack now?
So now the question is whether Kohli and Pujara Better your record against the Aussie captain! By the way, he has a good chance because there is no hope of getting a pitch helpful for the pacers in India. Despite this, a bowler of ability like Cummins can also trouble with reverse swing. Overall, the threat persists and vigilance is needed.