IND vs ENG, 1st ODI: Will Shreyas Iyer be able to play against short ball? Fans have the answer…

India opted to bowl first in the first ODI against England at the Kennington Oval and the biggest thing was India’s playing XI. with Virat Kohli Unavailable for selection due to a back injury, Shreyas Iyer was placed at No. And with this there has been a lot of discussion on social media about the struggle in Iyer’s tour so far, especially against the short delivery. The Oval is known as the Bouncy Track.

But, it also gives Iyer a golden opportunity to showcase his abilities. Mumbaikar has a chance to complete 1000 runs in ODI cricket. Iyer needs only 53 runs to achieve this position. He has played 26 matches so far, scoring 947 runs including nine 50s and a century. However, his recent performance against the short ball has raised questions about his abilities.

In the last match of the T20 series, he was sent back to the pavilion by a short ball from Reece Topley. Instead of pulling the short ball, he tried to cut it and gave a simple catch to Jos Buttler by keeping the bottom edge on it.

Talking about ODIs, his performance against the short ball will be noticed. But, it seems his fans already have an answer as to whether he will be able to tackle the short ball or not. There’s a lot here:

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While Shreyas Iyer fans still think that he will not be able to face the short ball even in ODIs, this is the perfect time for Shreyas Iyer to prove his mettle. He is one of India’s biggest hopefuls to score big in the series among youngsters including Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav and confirm his rank in the team.

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