Irfan Pathan raised concerns about India’s spin department, VVS Laxman and Michael Vaughan’s slam bowling strategy.

India have lost the second ODI series against England at Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune by six wickets. The bowlers made a poor outing. Especially Kuldeep Yadav who gave 84 runs in his quota of 10 overs. In the second line was Krunal Pandya who conceded 72 runs in six overs. Needless to say that questions were raised by cricket experts about the bowling strategy by Virat Kohli. While Irfan Pathan was more concerned about the spin department, VVS Laxman and Michael Vaughan questioned the bowling strategy. India vs England Highlights 2 ODI, 2021.

Talking about the match, England won the toss and decided to bowl first. KL Rahul’s innings of 108 runs helped India start well after the wickets of Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant both scored half-centuries and helped India to a total of 336 runs. England’s top order – Johnny Bairstow (124), Jason Roy (55) and Ben Stokes (99) – led England to victory with a six-wicket victory overall like a walk in the park.

Subsequently, former cricketers including Irfan Pathan, Hemang Badani, Michael Vaughan and VVS Laxman took to social media to raise their concerns about India’s bowling line up.

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Kuldeep Yadav needs Dhoni

With this, the three-match ODI series is tied at 1-1. The next game will be held on March 28, 2021 and both teams will win the final game of the ODI series.

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