Vengsarkar feels India have an edge over New Zealand on man to man basis
As the build-up for the world test Championships final is on former Indian batting legend Dilip Vengsarkar gave his verdict on the respective team strengths of New Zealand and India.
Vengsarkar feels that though New Zealand might get match ready ahead of the finals by playing 2 tests against England. He does not necessarily feel that it will be an added advantage.
Vengsarkar feels India have an edge over New Zealand on man to man basis.. The former selector went on to add that man to man, India is a more stronger team than New Zealand.
Vengsarkar feels that in Trent Boult and Kane Williamson, the kiwis have world-class players but on individual comparisons man to man basis, India is ahead of New Zealand and more balanced, with much better spinners in Jadeja and Ashwin, a better fast bowling group and more quality batsmen.
However, Vengsarkar hastened to add that the rest of the Indian batters. Need to support Virat Kohli much more than in their last England trip in which Kohli’s runs. Aggregate (593 runs) was at least 300 plus more than the next highest aggregate run-getter ( Pujara – 278).
Currently, the Indian team is undergoing a hard 3 day quarantine. In Southampton post which they will start their outdoor preparations.