Sanjay Manjrekar on Shreyas Iyer Batting

Sanjay Manjrekar on Shreyas Iyer:

Indian team's middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer has not been able to leave his mark in the last few matches. In the first two test matches against England, Shreyas's bat has not been able to do wonders in the two innings of the first test. He scored 48 runs and scored 56 runs in two innings in the second Test match, but now he has been out of the team squad for the remaining three matches. Meanwhile, regarding Shreyas (Shreyas Iyer Ruled Out vs ENG Test), former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar advised the middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer, who is facing criticism, to work on his defensive game if he wants to excel in Test cricket. will be.

Iyer, who has been struggling to score in Tests after a promising start to his longer format career, has been dropped from the team for the final three Test matches against England. In his last seven Test matches, Iyer has scored just 187 runs in 12 innings at an average of 17.00, with his best score being just 35. Speaking in a video on ESPN Cricinfo, Manjrekar said that Iyer first needs to decide in which format he is going to try to excel.

"Iyer will have to decide in which formats he will try and excel. If Tests remain his priority, he will have to work on his defensive game whether it is pace and bounce or spin. Develop a game that Where he is confident is in defense and then when he takes an attacking approach it is an extension of the defensive game where he is trying to dominate and not escape pressure by playing counter-attacking,'' Manjrekar said. .

Indian team for the remaining three Tests:

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, Rajat Patidar, Sarfaraz Khan, Dhruv Jurel (WK), KS Bharat (WK), R Ashwin. , Ravindra Jadeja, Akshar Patel. Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Akash Deep.