India tour of New Zealand and Umran Malik debuted in ODI. In this rain-affected series, the cricket update is New Zealand won the series by 1-0. Indian former coach Ravi Shastri feels despite losing the ODI series there are positives for India. India lost the first match by 7 wickets, and the next two matches ended with no results due to the rain. Ravi Shastri is impressed with the Indian players and how they played in this series. He was impressed with the Indian sensation Umran Malik who can bowl at a terrifying speed of 150 kmph constantly.
The latest cricket news is Ravi Shastri praised the Indian bowler during the post-match coverage. He said there is potential, the way Umran Malik has bowled in this series. If he can preserve it, it will be good for the team and him.
He added there are a lot of positives for India in this tour of New Zealand. Shreyas Iyer gets the run and holds on to the wickets in a tough time. Surya Kumar Yadav is in another league of players every time he comes to bat. The opener is a big positive for India in this series. They have given a strong start every time. In the end, Washington has also shown his batting potential. In the 3rd ODI, he scored a half-century after the bad performance by the top order and put a respectable total on the scorecard.
He liked the way Indian batters showed their skill because New Zealand conditions are tough for the batter. The Indian opener played the new balls very well and gave team India a good start. He said it is good exposure for young Indian talents because they don’t get too many chances to visit New Zealand. The weather and ground dimension of New Zealand is challenging for the players.
Trending cricket news is only two out of six matches of India's tour of New Zealand Produced results. It is a concern for the cricket fan and authorities because washing 4 out of 6 games shows poor planning.
Nevertheless, the tour is fruitful for young Indian talents like Washington Sundar, Umran Malik, and Shubman Gill. Washington Sundar was making his return after an injury. He missed a few chances due to injury but grabbed the opportunity with both hands and performed. In the first ODI, he scored 37 runs in 16 balls and a half-century in the third ODI. Ravi Shastri praised him for the innings he played in the last ODI. He added that Washington was composed and calm while the top order struggled in front of the New Zealand pacer. While Umran Malik also impressed former Indian coach Ravi Shastri with his bowling.