India is going through prolong middle order problems since champions trophy 2017. The world no 2 side in ODI had tried almost dozen of players at number 4 & 6 batting positions. Now their batting issues become worse with the dismal batting of MS Dhoni, who bats at no.5. It brings a lot of unanswered questions in front of Indian team management and captain Virat Kohli related to the productivity and utility of the middle order.
World cup favorites India has one of the weakest middle order among all nations. The middle muddle of Team India enhances to 4,5 and 6 as Dhoni looked horribly out of touch with the bat. If India’s regular wicketkeeper-batsman fails to find his batting touch in remaining two matches against Windies than India have two looks at alternative options for wicketkeeper-batsman.
Now the question arises in the country where we talk about having ample talent to create two separate India team who can play at the national level. But at the same time, we could not able to find a few productive players who can step up in the middle order for India. It is the high time of selectors to pick productive players in the squad and give them a proper run till the World cup.
Who are the productive players India can test before 2019 world cup
Shreyas Iyer, Shubman Gill are productive and unity players, India can try before World cup. Both these players have supreme qualities of handling the middle order and scoring runs under pressure. Shubman Gill has a similar desire and passion, What we had seen in Virat Kohli when he first came in the Indian team. Gill could be the answer to India’s middle muddle