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Despite recent difficulties, batting coach Vikram Rathour defends Indian bowlers

India defeated Australia 2-1 in the recently finished three-match T20I series at home, but it was far from convincing in front of the impending T20 World Cup 2022. Once again, Indian hitters, particularly Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli, dominated the series, while bowlers were chastised for failing to defend large totals.

In the first T20I, India scored a magnificent 208, but Australia comfortably completed the goal with four balls to spare. India’s two losses in the recently ended 2022 Asia Cup were while defending large 170-plus marks against Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Notably, in the current series against Australia, Indian bowlers like as Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Jasprit Bumrah surrendered runs at an economy rate of more than 12.00.

“We are working on that area of getting better at defending targets. But to be fair to our bowlers, toss plays a vital role and every time we have not been able to defend are the places where there has been dew, so it gets easier to chase. We are working on that area of getting better at defending targets.

But to be fair to our bowlers, toss plays a vital role and every time we have not been able to defend are the places where there has been dew, so it gets easier to chase,” Vikram Rathour said

However, India’s batting coach, Vikram Rathour, has defended Indian bowlers and argued that toss and dew have played a significant role in the recent troubles in defending totals.

Arshdeep Singh was rested for the series against Australia, but he is back in the team for the match against South Africa. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is rested, and Mohammed Shami hasn’t fully recovered from COVID-19, so the kid will likely get plenty of playing action against the Proteas.