new Delhi: Former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar has pointed out differences in the current Indian team. He has said that there are ‘different rules for different players’ in the team regarding bowlers like Ravichandran Ashwin and T Natarajan.
Sunil Gavaskar also took a dig at captain Virat Kohli, who was allowed to return to India from Australia due to the birth of his child, while fast bowler T Natarajan who became a father during the IPL playoffs Thea was still not able to see her daughter.
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Gavaskar said, “For a very long time, Ashwin has not suffered due to his bowling ability, which is only suspected of indecent. But for his candor and for speaking his mind in the meeting, where most people nod their heads even if they do not agree. ‘
He said, ‘Any other country will welcome a bowler who has more than 350 Test wickets and should not forget even 4 Test centuries. However, if Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) does not take a wicket in one match, he is ruled out of the next match.
Sunil Gavaskar further said, ‘However, this is not for established batsmen. Even if they fail in one game and they get another chance. But another rule applies for Ashwin.
Gavaskar also said that T Natarajan has been forced to stay there as just a net bowler, while the limited-overs series, which he was a part of, ended almost a fortnight ago.
He said, “One more player whom the rules will surprise. But of course he cannot speak about it, because he is new. It is T. Natarajan. Left-handed yorker fast bowler, who made a great start in T20 And Hardik Pandya shared the T20 series award with him for the first time.
Gavaskar said, ‘Natarajan became a father for the first time during the IPL playoffs. He was taken directly from UAE to Australia and then, seeing his great performance, he was asked to remain there for the Test series, but not as a part of the team, but as a net bowler.