World Cup 2019: 3 reasons why Ravindra Jadeja should be considered over Kedar Jadhav in the playing XI

His vast experience will also help both the wrist spinners.

2. Jadeja can give you 10 overs, Kedar can’t

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja. (Photo Source: Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

The team expects its all-rounders to play a supportive role in both the departments. However, Kedar can’t give you more than 4-5 overs. Though his ability to break partnerships is in no doubt, it is clear that the batsmen have read him well in the recent past, and taken effective counter-attacking measures.

Jadeja is a street-smart bowler who has been known for his tight lengths, that can choke the opposition from one hand. He doesn’t give any freebies, and this helps the other bowlers to take wickets, as the batsmen have no other option than to attack them. This will do a great deal of help to Kuldeep and Chahal, as they would be able to fight the deliveries without worrying about the run-flow.

The magnitude of all this increases because this gives Virat a luxury of six proper bowlers to choose from. He can choose either of Hardik or him depending upon the need of the conditions. His vast experience will also help both the wrist spinners.


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