How to Dismiss Yashasvi Jaiswal? ‘Play on His Ego’, David Lloyd Advises England | Cricket News

Feb14,2024



With 321 runs in four innings, Yashasvi Jaiswal He is on top of the list of run-scorers in the current India-England Test series, which will be missed by Virat Kohli. And this young Indian opener's hunger for runs, reminiscent of Kohli, is becoming a headache for the spectators.
The series is temporarily tied at 1-1 after two interesting Tests, as the teams are set to face each other in the third Test starting on February 15 in Rajkot.

England Despite having a huge lead, the hosts rallied brilliantly to win the first Test in Hyderabad. India then bounced back to level things up in Visakhapatnam, thanks to Jaiswal's double century and Jasprit Bumrah's impressive six-wicket haul in the second innings to shock England.

Jaiswal, who boasts an average of 80.25 after his four innings so far in the series, scored 209 in the first innings of the Vizag Test; and former England coach david lloyd He believes the visitors need to get under Jaiswal's skin by playing on his ego.
“Jaiswal is a powerful player but he doesn't have any obvious weaknesses. So I will think a little bit outside the box and instead of bowling a left-arm spinner against him with the new ball, I will be inspired to hang on.” The off-spinner, Lloyd wrote in his column for the Daily Mail, is tempting in the deep.
“I would like to see England play on Jaiswal's ego a bit more.”
Advising England's spinners to tempt Jaiswal to hit big shots, Loy said England need to be smart in deploying deep fielders while bowling to Jaiswal.
“You need to keep your catchers around the bat in subcontinental conditions, but you also need one or two fielders to be in strategic positions where they like to hit the ball,” Lloyd wrote.
He said captain Ben Stokes needs to rethink the trap he laid to dismiss Shreyas Iyer in Vizag, when the out-of-form Indian batsman was caught at deep mid-off and deep mid-wicket. He was tempted to play a big shot, which resulted in his wicket falling.
“Give him (Jaiswal) a big blow by posting deep mid-wicket and deep mid-off, but two-thirds rather than going back to the boundary. Remember the trap Stokes laid for Shreyas Iyer in the second Test , When Lloyd called, the England captain ran towards the rope to take a very good overhead catch.



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