Rahul Dravid on Axar Patel: In the last match of the three-match T20 series against South Africa, the Indian team was defeated by 49 runs. The main reason for this defeat was poor bowling. In this match, the in-form spin bowler Axar Patel was given only one over to bowl for India. At the same time, after the defeat in the match, in the press conference, the head coach of the Indian team asked Rahul Dravid about the letter, to which Dravid gave a befitting reply.
Dravid gave a befitting reply
The head coach of the Indian team, Rahul Dravid, while answering the question given to bowl an over to Axar Patel, said that match-ups are important and he is important for us. Match-ups matter more than backing the quality of the bowler alone. It is up to you to examine it thoroughly and see the statistics. Apart from us, many teams use match up. We are not the only ones who do this.
Dravid said that you should first check about the match-up. Regarding the number of left-arm spinners who bowl to left-handed batsmen, then maybe you can find your answer in that. I would request you to see some numbers, there you can get answers to some questions.
Big statement about death overs bowling
Rahul Dravid said, ‘Definitely we want to improve ourselves in every department. Especially in the bowling of the last overs, we have to pay attention. But you also know that bowling in the death overs on a flat wicket is not easy anywhere. This applies not only to us but to other teams as well. The teams of Australia and South Africa, whose bowlers have good experience, were also seen struggling in the death overs on these wickets.