Harbhajan Singh lauds ‘brilliant’ Ashwin and Jadeja after India’s Test series win

first_imgHarbhajan Singh heaped praises on spin twin Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin for their “brilliant” performance in the Colombo Test which India won by an innings 53 runs to takes 2-0 unbeatable lead.Jadeja picked up his ninth five-wicket haul and was named man of the match for his stellar show to hand India their eighth consecutive Test series victory. Earlier, Ashwin bagged his 26th five-wicket haul in the first Sri Lankan innings after India declared their innings at 622/9.”Indian spinners bowled well. Jadeja, Ashwin were brilliant. Spinners are doing really well at the moment,” Harbhajan told India Today.India will start their overseas — outside Asia — tours next year with South Africa tour. Harbhajan said the spin duo will have to be patient to pick wickets in seaming conditions.”India spinners will have to be really patient to get wickets in South Africa, England and Australia. Spinners will have to bowl tight lines and let the opposition batsmen make mistake,” he said.Cheteshwar Pujara notched up his third consecutive Test hundred against Sri Lanka. Harbhajan said he’s a huge fan of the Saurashtra batsman.”I am a huge fan of Cheteshwar Pujara. He wants to contribute everytime he goes out to bat. He’s been the true rock in India’s batting line-up,” he said.Harbhajan also congratulated Virat Kohli and co. on their series victory.”I would like to congratulate India for winning their eighth consecutive Test series,” he said.last_img

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