Former India wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer slams Harbhajan Singh for vital feedback on Ravichandran Ashwin

Mumbai: Former India stumper Farokh Engineer has criticised ex-Take a look at off spinner Harbhajan Singh for his vital feedback on Ravichandran Ashwin’s efficiency as his successor in Australia throughout the latest four-Take a look at sequence received by the guests.

“Did you learn Harbhajan’s feedback about Ashwin; he was out of order there. What’s first spinner and second spinner? Spinner is a spinner,” mentioned Engineer throughout a chat present organised by Legends Membership on the Cricket Membership of India in Mumbai on Wednesday night.

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“Ashwin is a good bowler. It appeared to me he (Harbhajan) was vital of Ashwin. You do not wash soiled linen in public particularly on an off-spinner who has changed you. It is like (Mahendra Singh) Dhoni criticising (Rishabh) Pant. It is not cricket,” mentioned Engineer, who was India’s primary wicket keeper batsman within the 1960s and early 1970s.

Harbhajan had commented within the media that Ashwin acquired injured in Australia when the workforce wanted him and Kuldeep Yadav, who acquired an opportunity to play within the last Take a look at at Sydney, bowled so nicely that he ought to be now thought of the primary spinner for Assessments wherever, adopted by Ravindra Jadeja along with his left arm spin who bowled nicely within the final two Assessments.

“They’ve proven the way in which ahead for Staff India — to have a look at the choice of taking part in them collectively overseas or in India. Ashwin being injured on two excursions. When your workforce wants you essentially the most, you (R Ashwin) get injured,” Harbhajan was quoted of getting mentioned in a information report.

“Kuldeep ought to be promoted because the No 1 spinner and Jadeja because the No 2 spinner. These two guys ought to be taking part in collectively no matter the place India are taking part in. They add numerous power to the workforce,” he had mentioned.

“It is best to play your match-winners. It should not be like they play in abroad circumstances “aur jab malai khaane ka time aaye toh koi aur khele” (and when the time involves reap rewards of your laborious work in dwelling circumstances, you see another person getting an opportunity). They’re working laborious and successful you video games overseas; they should play at dwelling as nicely,” the feisty off spinner was quoted as having mentioned.


Printed Date: January 10, 2019

| Up to date Date: January 10, 2019


Up to date Date: Jan 10, 2019


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