Former India spinner Dilip Doshi is a anxious man as he believes the artwork of bowling conventional spin is on the wane and there are not too many bowlers who’ve proven the promise to take the flag ahead. “Spin bowling all over the world is very ordinary now,” Doshi was as quoted by Times of India. “But if you ask me, I like Nathan Lyon among modern-day spinners. He has a classical action and good attitude too. Otherwise, I don’t see any hope,” he additional added.
Doshi additionally rated Ravindra Jadeja as India’s best spinner and stated that he was disillusioned at R Ashwin’s stagnation as a finger spinner. “I still think Jadeja is the best spinner in this side,” he stated.
“Ashwin has not improved over the years. I agree he is steady, but I feel he has not improved to a level where he should have been for whatever reason it may be,” he noticed.
Ashwin performed the primary Test match towards New Zealand, however he was changed within the aspect by Ravindra Jadeja for the second Test match. He nonetheless stays India’s #1 spinner in residence circumstances, however Jadeja has been most well-liked over him in abroad circumstances.
“He is a world-class bowler, there is absolutely no doubt about it,” Shastri stated earlier than the second India vs New Zealand Test match. “But we have to make sure that we pick the right sides for the right conditions and see what a player can bring to the table. He has bowled well over the years and, if anything, he will be disappointed with the way he has batted. He would want to improve on his batting in time to come.”