Former Indian cricketer Chetan Chauhan mentioned on Wednesday that bilateral sequence between India and Pakistan shouldn’t happen in gentle of the present relations between the 2 international locations.
His remarks got here on the backdrop of Yuvraj Singh’s feedback who mentioned that India and Pakistan ought to look to play a sequence to convey again viewers in the direction of the game.
“Right now, bilateral series between India and Pakistan should not take place as relations between both countries is not nice. Playing in Pakistan is not safe. Terrorists are not concerned with cricket. As long as terrorists are there in Pakistan, cricket cannot be played between India and Pakistan,” Chauhan mentioned.
The former cricketer additionally shared his views about India’s latest ODI sequence loss towards New Zealand.
The Kiwis white-washed the Men in Blue in the three-match ODI sequence and Chauhan mentioned that Ajinkya Rahane ought to have been included in the ODI setup to lend expertise.
He additionally mentioned that he expects India to return out triumphant in the Test sequence.
“I wanted Rahane to be in the ODI setup when Dhawan and Rohit got injured, someone who could have given stability to the side should have been brought into the side,” Chauhan mentioned.
“Bumrah is looking a little tired. I expect the side to give a good performance in the Test series against New Zealand. Experienced campaigners like Rahane will be back in the Test setup, but Rohit and Dhawan will be missed,” he added.
Chauhan additionally gave wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant a bit of recommendation to carry out persistently if he needs to cement his place in the facet.
“Rishabh Pant has been given a lot of opportunities. He needs to perform consistently. He is getting chances and he should look to grab his opportunity,” the previous cricketer mentioned.