VVS Laxman has thought that India has not delivered a real all-rounder since Kapil Dev on account of the measure of responsibility a solitary player needs to take. Laxman talked about the current Indian group, which plays a ton of matches and that as well, in three arrangements, which doesn’t permit a solitary player to assume the liability with both bat and ball.
Kapil Dev was the last certifiable all-rounder who played for India. The ‘Haryana storm’ stepped through 434 wickets in Exam cricket for India while additionally scoring 5248 runs. In ODIs, he had 253 wickets and 3783 runs with the bat. Since he resigned from global cricket in 1994, India has always truly been unable to track down a legitimate all-rounder.
There was a short time during the 2000s when Irfan Pathan was there in the edge. Lately, Hardik Pandya has been believed to be somebody who can turn into a decent all-rounder for the Indian group. The young person has been a decent entertainer for India however he is far away from what Dev was.
VVS Laxman said during a YouTube dispatch:
“It’s a troublesome job being an all-rounder. Kapil paaji was somebody who could take wickets and score runs. He was a definitive match-champ for India. Yet, with the measure of responsibility these days, it’s incredibly, troublesome,” VVS Laxman said during a YouTube dispatch of a book composed by Boria Majumdar at “Goodbye Literature Live Sports Yatras”.
VVS Laxman didn’t take Pandya’s name yet pointed that all-rounders today face issues keeping up the responsibility of both batting and bowling in three organizations. He shared how Pandya has battled to stay aware of the ball close by the obligation of the bat. Pandya lately has not bowled a lot, as he is recuperating from a physical issue and dealing with his responsibility.
“There were a few looks from certain players since they were zeroing in a great deal on both the abilities, eventually with the measure of responsibility and matches the Indian group plays in three configurations, it’s extremely hard to oversee. That player who can turn into a certifiable all-rounder, shockingly, gets harmed and he needs to bargain or he needs to take a choice on one or the other batting or bowling,” said VVS Laxman
Laxman finished up by saying that players like Sunil Gavaskar, MS Dhoni, and Kapil Dev are generational and shouldn’t be contrasted and anybody.