IPL prediction: I don’t blame Arshdeep, but no balling in any form is a crime: Pandya

India slipped to a 16-run defeat in their second T20I as Sri Lanka leveled their third consecutive match 1–1.

Indian skipper Hardik Pandya says bowling without a ball in any form is a crime and the point is not to blame Ashdeep Singh but for the young Pacer to come back and correct his fundamental mistake added.

In his second T20I he slumped to a 16-run defeat, as Sri Lanka leveled his third straight match at 1–1.

After missing the first set, Arshdeep returned to the side, looking rusty, throwing up to five no-balls in two overs and giving 37 runs.

“You may have good days and bad days, but don’t deviate from the basics. This situation is very difficult for Arshdeep. He’s even bowled with no balls in the past,” Pandya said in a post-game presentation.

“It’s not about blaming him or being too hard on him, but I know that no-balls in any format is a crime,” Pandya said of India’s power plays in both bowling and batting. I noticed.

“Whether it was bowling or hitting, the power play hurt us. We made some fundamental mistakes that shouldn’t have been made at this level. everyone knows what it is. What we’ve learned is that we need to focus on what we can control,” he said.

When debutante Rahul Tripathi finished third, Pandya said:
“Rahul is used to playing number one. 3. We want to give the guys who come in the roles they feel comfortable in. played both. The Sri Lankan skipper hit 22-ball 56 before defending 21 from the final over and was named Player of the Match.

“We could have done well in the middle section. The game was decided by the openers. We need to play well in the middle order for the finishers to finish well,” said Shanaka.

He applauded Axar Patel and Suryakumar Yadav for stitching a 91-run, 6-wicket stand to nearly steal the game from Sri Lanka. “It’s not the dew factor, it’s the Indian racket skill. They took the game away from us, but we were still able to keep the tension. Especially against India in this situation.” , really good for protecting the whole.

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