Ravindra Jadeja is exceptionally talented – Anil Kumble

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Anil Kumble, Ravindra Jadeja


Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has scripted many famous Test wins for India with his impressive bowling performance. However, Jadeja also scored some useful runs with the bat and is nearing the 3000-run mark in the red-ball format. Ravindra Jadeja is part of the Indian team for the IND vs ENG Test series and is currently unbeaten on 81 runs after the end of Day 2 of the first Test.

India He finished day 2 of the first IND vs ENG Test match 421/7 in 110 overs. Jadeja slammed his 20th Test half-century and will aim to reach his fourth Test century. Ravindra Jadeja He is just 115 runs away from touching the 3000 Test run mark and will become the only third Indian all-rounder after Kapil Dev and Ravichandran Ashwin to have more than 250 Test wickets and 3000 runs.

Former Indian spinner Anil Kumble was also impressed by Ravindra Jadeja’s batting skills and stated that his batting development has earned him a promotion in the Indian cricket team. Kumble also reflected on Ravindra Jadeja’s first-class career, where he scored triple hundreds for Saurashtra, and added that he had batting talent for a long time.

Anil Kumble impressed with Ravindra Jadeja’s batting

Anil Kumble said on Jio Cinema, “He was brilliant; I mean he always knew what an exceptional talent he has. He scored a triple hundred in first-class cricket, playing for Saurashtra and, in that sense, you always knew that he has batting talent.”

“It’s just the consistency he has shown, not just in India but even outside when he batted at number 6 and 7. At times, even batting at number 5, in the WTC final, he got a batsman ahead. . That’s the kind of skill Jadeja has had. Not just with the ball, we all know the quality of the bowler, but his consistent batting performances have certainly helped India to be where he is.”

Ravindra Jadeja also did his best against England and scored runs at an average of 35.20 against the Three Lions. Jadeja scored 880 runs in 17 Tests and also scored a century. His highest score is 104, which he achieved during the 2022 Test match at Edgbaston in Birmingham.

Ravindra Jadeja also took 3 wickets in the first innings and played an important role in strengthening England’s batting line-up. Furthermore, Jadeja shares an interesting chemistry with Ravichandran Ashwin and has also been one of the best bowling duos in the world.

India would look to reach the 500-run mark on Day 2 of the match and also put themselves in a brilliant position in the match. India currently leads by 175 runs and will want to extend the margin to over 200 runs and will want to defeat England by an innings.

The IND vs ENG Test series is very important from the World Test Championship perspective and India would want to win the series and add the necessary points to the standings. India has played the WTC final twice.