‘Let South Africa drop him’ – Bhuvneshwar wants Proteas to sell Miller

Author: Yuvi June 12, 2022 India vs SA 2nd T20I: 'South Africa unhe drop kar de' - Bhuvneshwar Kumar wants Proteas to bench David Miller - here's why

Ahead of his team’s second T20 match against South Africa in Cuttack, Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar admitted that it was difficult to bowl to in-form Proteas batsman David Miller, who snatched the match from the Men in Blue in the first T20I. . However, Bhuvi said that the team has a chance to win the series for which they will have to bowl better and bat like the previous match. The second T20 match of the five-match series at home will be played at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday.

During the press conference, the fast bowler said, “We have four matches left in this series, we have a chance to win the series. We have to bowl better and we have to bat like the last match.”

Kumar gleefully said that he wants South Africa to drop Miller as it will be challenging for him to bowl.

“It’s difficult (bowling for Miller). He’s in such good form. I want South Africa to leave him but they won’t (laughs). He batted so well in the IPL; we know his potential He will be a challenge to bowl to,” he added.

Miller has been in great form this year. He scored a match-winning 64* in the first clash against India. Also, he had an incredible IPL 2022 and was a key factor in Gujarat Titans’ victory in their debut season. In his 16 matches, he scored 481 runs at an average of 68.71. He has scored two half-centuries with a best score of 94*.

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The pacer said the team is yet to see a wicket and hopes to bowl well in the second match to level the series.

“We discussed what went wrong. It was the first game of the series. Everyone is coming out of the IPL and almost everyone in the team had a good IPL. So, everyone knows what needs to be done and what needs to be done. We can improve things on and off. As a bowling unit, we have had a day and we all want to make a comeback in the second T20I,” said Bhuvneshwar.

“We didn’t bowl well, everyone knows it. It was just the first game; we still have a chance to win the series. It depends on the situation, but sometimes, you are not able to execute. When you are defending, generally the mindset is defensive. If you get wickets, it works great. But generally, when you are defending a total, you have a defensive mindset. Is.”

Bhuvneshwar said his role and focus is on bowling in the powerplay and in the death overs.

“Senior bowlers are not here, there are some new bowlers here so I try to take responsibility. You always try to talk to other bowlers and I try to talk to them. The focus is on bowling very well in every game. Are being given.” He added.


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After a seven-wicket loss to South Africa in the first T20I match of the five-match series at home, Team India will look to level the series when they take on the Proteas in the second T20I in Cuttack.

South Africa, on the other hand, will look to continue their good run in India. After not losing a T20I series in India against the Men in Blue, the Proteas will look to add another series win to their achievements.

Coming into the first clash, South Africa chased 212 wickets at regular intervals and were 81/3 when Miller and Van der Dussen came to the rescue. In the end, both the batsmen put on an unbeaten and match-winning partnership of 131 runs for the fourth wicket and completed their half-centuries. South Africa have taken a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

Author: Yuvi

My name is Yuvi, I work as Sub Editor at newscinema.in

12 June, 2022, 9:58 am

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