Indian batsman, Shreyas Iyer’s weakness against the short ball has become evident. Whether it is IPL or International Cricket bowler, as soon as he comes to the crease, he starts the attack by feeding the ball on half the pitch. Something similar has also been seen in the Edgbaston Test match between England and India.
Monday is the fourth day of this Test match, and Team India is moving towards a strong position. But in the meantime, Team India has lost the wicket of Shreyas Iyer. This time, the coach of the English team, Brendon McCullum, had made a strategy from the dressing room to get him out.
The tour of England has not been extraordinary for Shreyas Iyer. In the ongoing Test match at Edgbaston, he has been dismissed, contributing only 15 and 19 runs respectively in both the innings, and both times he was dismissed on short balls. In the second innings, when Team India was rapidly going towards a big lead, Shreyas Iyer came to bat, and the English bowlers caught him in the net of short balls.
But this message was given to the fast bowlers of England by their team’s head coach Brendon McCullum. As soon as McCullum entered the field of Shreyas Iyer, he pointed his bowlers to bowl the short ball while sitting in the dressing room.
After this, Matthew Potts hit a fast-paced bouncer on which Shreyas. In the process of pulling, he gave his catch to the fielder standing at mid-wicket. Let us tell you that in this year’s IPL, McCullum was also the coach of KKR under the captaincy of Shreyas Iyer.
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Fell into the trap 🪤
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India was bowled out for 245 runs in the second innings. India managed to take a lead of 132 runs in the first innings. With this, India wanted to raise England’s target of 378 runs. Ben Stokes, who took four wickets, shone in the England line-up.