Former selector Paranjpe says Shreyas Iyer is an aggressive red-ball participant


Terming Shreyas Iyer a “purple ball attacker”, former nationwide selector Jatin Paranjpe on Wednesday backed the right-handed batsman to carry out effectively when he performs Take a look at cricket for India in opposition to New Zealand in Kanpur on Thursday. Will debut in

“We have seen him (Shreyas) play white-ball cricket, so I believe most individuals do not understand that he is a extremely good red-ball participant, a contemporary red-ball participant and an attacking red-ball participant. participant.” Paranjpe instructed reporters at MCA BKC in Mumbai.

Paranjpe, who has performed 4 ODIs, mentioned, “I believe the entire thing about debuting at dwelling may be very favorable for any participant and it will likely be helpful for Shreyas as effectively.”

Earlier within the day, India captain Ajinkya Rahane confirmed that Shreyas will make his Take a look at debut in Kanpur.

“And in the event that they play three spinners, I believe it will likely be much more helpful as a result of he has come on a observe like that so I assume I’m simply hoping he is available in and if he goes in So I am positive he’ll do effectively. ,” Paranjpe mentioned.

“It is an enormous alternative, little question. It is come via some luck for him, some unhealthy luck for another person, however that is the way it goes,” he signed off.

26-year-old Shreyas, who hails from Worli space of ​​Mumbai, made his ODI debut in opposition to Sri Lanka in Dharamsala in December 2017. He made his T20I debut in opposition to New Zealand in New Delhi in November 2017.