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Shreyas Iyer’s Dismal Ranji Trophy Type Continues, Loses Wicket To Ex-KKR Teammate For…



Shreyas Iyer‘s dismal kind in home cricket continued as he was dismissed after scoring simply seven runs for Mumbai within the Ranji Trophy last in opposition to Vidarbha on Sunday. Iyer has struggled in opposition to the brief ball prior to now and that was precisely the technique that his former Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) teammate Umesh Yadav employed to finish his innings. Umesh bowled 4 brief deliveries in a row to the right-hander earlier than an outswinger that struck Iyer’s inside edge. The ball flew to Karun Nair within the first slip and the fielder made no mistake in finishing the catch and piled on Iyer’s distress. The India batter has not carried out nicely within the two Ranji matches since BCCI’s central contract snub.

Earlier. India head coach Rahul Dravid shared a message for out-of-favour batters Shreyas Iyer and Ishan Kishan that they should get match, play and pressure selectors to ‘decide them once more’.

Final month, Iyer and Jaiswal have been “not thought of” for the BCCI annual contracts on this spherical of suggestions.

After each gamers have been snubbed from the contracts, BCCI Secretary Jay Shah highlighted the significance of home cricket kinds and said that “non-participation in home cricket will carry extreme implications.”

Kishan has but to characteristic for India in any format since opting out of the South Africa collection final 12 months. Shreyas was chosen for the primary two assessments however received dropped for the remaining three matches. He opted out of Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy quarter-final conflict in opposition to Baroda on account of again spasms and didn’t make an impression within the semi-final in opposition to Tamil Nadu.

“They’re all the time within the combine. Everybody who’s taking part in home cricket is within the combine. Firstly, I do not resolve contracts, proper? Contracts are determined by the selectors and the board. I do not even know what the factors are. I am concerned in – folks ask me my opinion on the 15, and me and Rohit choose the XI. That is the way it works,” Dravid mentioned within the post-match press convention after India’s victory within the fifth Take a look at on Saturday.

“We have by no means mentioned whether or not any individual has a contract or not, whether or not he’ll be chosen within the 15. There are sufficient examples of individuals taking part in totally different codecs of the sport, whether or not they have contracts or not. I do not even know typically what the checklist of the contracted gamers is, once we take these selections, discussions on the 15 or the taking part in 11 for that matter. Nobody’s out of the image, nobody’s out of the combo, it is only a query of hopefully them getting again and match, taking part in cricket, and forcing the selectors to choose them once more,” he added.

(With ANI inputs)

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