There’s no one to help wicketkeepers in India, says Kiran More
Ever since Wriddhiman Saha, India’s specialist wicketkeeper in Tests obtained injured Parthiv Patel was handed the duty of donning the gloves and Dinesh Karthik was roped in as the brand new reserve ‘keeper’. However, the efficiency of Patel in the final Test left rather a lot to be desired. While Karthik at 32 may be the selection to change him a have a look at the reserves at house doesn’t give a great sight. With issues surrounding the event of Indian wicketkeepers slowly on the rise, former India gloveman Kiran More has voiced his opinion that the keepers in India lack correct steerage and has known as for wicket-keeping coaches who can journey with the crew and get the glovemen prepared earlier than the primary recreation on an away tour.
“There’s no one to help wicketkeepers in India,” More stated in an interview with The Times of India. “That’s not enough. You ought to have people assigned to monitor their growth in domestic games. Video footage is available but no one to monitor and help these boys,” More stated earlier than including, “We even need wicket-keeping coaches who can travel with the team and get the glovemen ready before the first game on an away tour.”
Meanwhile, former India wicketkeepre and present commentator, Deep Dasgupta additionally added to it and stated, “The mindset has to change. You can’t encourage the idea of ‘we are fine till you keep scoring runs’. You need scouts for ‘keepers. At the moment one comes to know about a wicketkeeper only through the media. Only those who score runs come up as wicketkeeping prospects. People were even talking about KL Rahul keeping wickets for India.”