Your bowling combination for upcoming Indian Test series

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Stormy's picture
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15 January 2011
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22 hours 29 min

If fit, Chammera, Kumara, Herath and Pushpe. Happy to look past Lakmal and Dilruwan given where we are now.

Sunny's picture

Pradeep and Kumara as the pacers. Pradeep is the senior bowler, has improved immensely and his pace is higher than Lakmal. Kumara has the pace and looked like a threat when he bowls, he just needs to improve his control and bowl consistently in the right areas. Chameera would be the backup.

Herath and Sandakan/Vandersay/Pushpakumara.

I'm hesitant to have two left arm finger spinners, and would prefer to have one wrist spinner in the XI, since they will get more rip off the surface. Pushpakumara has a fantastic record, but Sandakan or Vandersay would give the spin attack more bite if the pitch isn't doing enough.

N.M.M's picture
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8 May 2016
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pradeep, herath, sandakan, chameera (or kumara.. We need a genuine wrist spinner.. With all due respect to herath, even he can't do too much if the ball stops spinning..But a wrist spinner would turn the ball more(look how much turn cremer got while Dilruwan embarrassingly couldn't turn it a little)... IF we wanted a offspinner, akila Dananjaya looks better at the moment...

cricexp's picture
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14 March 2015
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Sandakan and Rangana should definitely play along with one other spinner..we should go with our strength and should prepare spin square wickets ..i know our batting is poor against the spin but it is poor against seam,pace and bounce too..even if we get out cheaply at least Rangana will fight alone with other spinners like he did in last match against india in 2015.

Jeewantha's picture
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7 March 2016
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16 hours 46 min

Any news about Prasad?
Reports, few months ago sugessted that he'd be back for the IND series.

N.M.M's picture
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8 May 2016
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@jeewantha heard he's recovering and will be back in October, probably vs Pakistan...

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