India has to play the first match against Pakistan on 28
Ravindra Jadeja’s performance was average in IPL
New Delhi. Rishabh Pant is known for playing big shots. But as a wicketkeeper, he is constantly being challenged by Dinesh Karthik. Both have got a place in the 15-member team selected for the Asia Cup (Asia Cup 2022). All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will be eager to do well here after his average performance in IPL 2022. The T20 tournament is going to start from August 27. A total of 6 teams have got a place in its main round. They are divided into 2 groups. The Indian team has to play the first match against Pakistan on Sunday 28 August.
The BCCI has posted a video of the team’s preparation on social media on Friday. In this, Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja are seen playing big shots. Apart from hitting sixes with one hand, Pant is also seen hitting helicopter shots. Jadeja is also seen scoring runs on the straight and leg side. The UAE pitch is helpful to the spinners. In such a situation, Jadeja is sure to be in the playing-11 as an all-rounder.
Pant’s strike rate of 145
The 24-year-old Rishabh Pant has the best strike rate in T20 overall. He has scored 4250 runs in 167 matches at an average of 32. Has scored 2 centuries and 22 half-centuries. Played the biggest innings of 128 not out. The strike rate is of 145. During this, he has hit 384 fours and 194 sixes. That is, he can complete 200 sixes of T20 career in Asia Cup. While talking about T20 International, Pant has scored 883 runs in 48 innings of 54 matches. Has scored 3 fifties. 65 not out is the best score.
If we look at the performance of 33-year-old Ravindra Jadeja, he has scored 3134 runs in 290 matches at an average of 26. Has scored 2 fifties. The strike rate is of 129. At the same time, this left-arm spinner has also taken 193 wickets at an average of 31. 5 wickets for 16 runs is the best performance. Apart from scoring 422 runs in 62 T20s, he has also taken 50 wickets. Economy is around 7.
FIRST PUBLISHED : August 26, 2022, 18:43 IST