India’s batsmen should look to score runs between midfield and midfield against left-arm bowler: Sanjay Bangar
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Mumbai, August 26: As India’s top-tier batsmen prepare for the upcoming battle with the Pakistani left-hand cricketer, former Indian cricketer Sanjay Banjar said the Indians should look forward to scoring runs between the middle and midfield.
Banjar provided insights into India captain Rohit Sharma facing left arm speed into the net while preparing for the main battle against Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi on September 2.
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Speaking exclusively on Star Sports ‘Follow The Blues’, Sanjay Bangar has explained how Rohit Sharma has to face left arm bowlers during practice sessions.
“One doesn’t get many opportunities to bowl from that angle because most teams have right-handed attack and bowling pairs open.” However, angle is very important considering where you want to play as a batsman because when a left-arm bowler bowls close off the stumps and brings it in towards the right-handed batsman,” Banjar said.
“One has to aim for the bowler, for that, the head position has to be perfect and one needs to control oneself and think about scoring runs between the midfield and mid wicket area areas.
“The batsman will get a chance to get into a better position against corner bowling, and one needs to learn and see where runs can be scored against corner bowling and on which aspects the batsman needs to focus more on. So, while training, Rohit will have : “We have been focusing on these areas.”
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