January 19, 2021
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World reacts as Cheteshwar Pujara gets dropped from the Edgbaston test

World reacts as Cheteshwar Pujara gets dropped from the Edgbaston test

There was some controversy arousing as team management dropped Cheteshwar Pujara for the first test match. Pujara’s slow approach has helped him score pile of runs in India but the defensive tactics goes against him at the overseas tours. His form was debatable in the county cricket and as a result he was dropped from the playing 11 which saw Shikhar Dhawan retain his place despite failing in the practise match against Essex at Chlemsford.

Batting order

Indian team management opted to go for Vijay and Dhawan at the top and the in-form KL Rahul at number 3. Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya held the other spots.

Bowling order

Ashwin was preferred over two left arm spinners Kuldeep and Jadeja. The pace department will be lead by Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami.

Here’s how twitter reacted after Cheteshwar Pujara missed out from the Edgbaston test against England.

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