Sri Lankan tale Mahela Jayawardene has actually made a strong forecast for the 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy in between Australia as well as hosts India.
For the previous 8 years, India have actually controlled the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, winning both in your home as well as away. Australia’s last visited India in 2017. Despite beating the residence group in the initially Test, the vacationers shed the four-match collection 2-1. In reality, the Aussies have actually won a Test collection in India just two times, in 1969 as well as 2004.
Australia as well as India are presently inhabiting the leading 2 places in the ICCTest Rankings They additionally lead the race to get the World Test Championship (WTC), arranged in June.
During a meeting with sporting activities speaker Sanjana Ganesan, previous Sri Lanka captain Jayawardene disclosed his preferred group for the upcoming Test collection.
“I think it’s always going to be a great series. I think Indian conditions and how the Australian batsmen tackle that, they do have a really good bowling unit and how do the Indian batsmen tackle that… it depends on how each team starts the series and who’s got that momentum. But it will be fascinating,” stated Jayawardene.
“It’s difficult to predict, but being a Sri Lankan, I’m hoping that Australia can go all the way. Probably a 2-1 win for Australia, but it’s going to be a tough one,” he included.
The 45-year-old additionally loaded commends on India child Shubman Gill— that has actually racked up great deals of runs in white-ball cricket given that his launching– as well as described just how he can play a large function in the collection versus Australia.
“He [Gill] has been very good, he’s technically very sound and he’s a good player of pace. That’ll keep him in good stead against that Australian attack, but it’s always going to be tough and it will be a very good series.”
Sharing his ideas on Gill’s current type, Jayawardene stated: “He is in great form at the moment and if he converts that into red-ball cricket and have that tempo, maturity, understanding of the situations and conditions, he’d be a great asset at the top of the line-up for India. He does give them those good starts at a good tempo to put opposition bowling attacks under pressure.”
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