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Rohit Sharma Backs Bhuvneshwar Kumar As India Look To Fix T20 Bowling
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Rohit Sharma Backs Bhuvneshwar Kumar As India Look To Fix T20 Bowling

Improving India's bowling remains the team's focus ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup next month, skipper Rohit Sharma has said, adding that he backs seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to come out of a recent slump. India went past Aaron Finch's Australia by six wickets to clinch the three-match T20 series 2-1, and now host South Africa for a white-ball series starting Wednesday. The team's batsmen, including Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadavhave been in good form and shared a 104-run partnership to secure victory on Sunday, but the final-overs bowling has been a cause of worry.Kumar, once a champion of choking runs in the final overs of a T20 match, has been expensive lately. He leaked 21 runs in the 18th over in the series-decider, with Tim David hitting him for two sixes and a four."We know tha...
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“Not Worth It”: Salman Butt’s Scathing Criticism Of Bhuvneshwar Kumar After India’s Loss To Australia In Mohali T20I

File photo of Bhuvneshwar Kumar with teammates© AFPVeteran pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was under the scanner once again after he conceded 16 runs in the penultimate over as India lost the first T20I against Australia at the IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali. Bhuvneshwar leaked 52 runs from his quota of four overs as Australia chased down a mammoth target of 209 with ease. While analyzing the match, former Pakistan captain Salman Butt criticized India's team selection, saying that Bhuvneshwar doesn't offer any threat to opposition with decent batters."The thing that is worrying for India, what can cause tension, is that they have serious lack of pace. First, there's no pace and then they keep bowling slower balls. First you are already getting hit because you're slow and then you 're bow...