Ravindra Jadeja is one of the most valuable players for Team India, in all three formats of the game. Jadeja, who started his career as a batsman who could also bowl a bit, has now transformed himself into a proper all-rounder who can be trusted equally with both-bat and ball.
Jadeja is also one of the best fielders in the world and he always a threat to the opposition in the field. From saving crucial runs to take unbelievable catches, Jadeja keeps things very tight and helps his captain and bowlers in keeping the pressure on.
In the past 3-4 years, Jadeja has worked extremely hard on his bowling and troubled some of the best batters in the world with his clever spin bowling. He has constantly evolved his bowling and displayed that he can be effective even on the pitches that don’t offer much assistance to spinners.
Jadeja has picked 157 wickets in 33 home Tests, at a bowling average of 21.06, and his performances with the ball have been one of the biggest reasons behind India’s good home run in Test cricket.
After England defeated India in the first Test, Indian cricket fans started trending ‘Ravindra Jadeja’ on Twitter because they felt that his presence in the playing XI could have made a big difference for India.
Fans started tweeting that Team India should bring back Ravindra Jadeja as soon as they can, as he adds the much-needed balance in the team with his all-round skills. Even the famous cricket historian and analyst Mr. Boria Majumdar tweeted that India missed Ravindra Jadeja more than anyone in the first match of the ongoing Test series. He also tweeted that England’s spinner Jack Leach outbowled India’s spinner Shabaz Nadeem and this goes on to show the importance of Ravindra Jadeja.
We have missed @imjadeja more than anyone. Jack Leach has out bowled Nadeem and that’s a big diff this Test. Shows the imp of Jadeja. India will need Kuldeep next Test to back Ashwin.
— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) February 9, 2021
Check out some of the best fan tweets on Jadeja below:
India missed Jadeja big time and we need Kuldeep next game. 👍. Super. What is he onto. Jadeja is quicker through the air. Kuldeep is slower. Apart from both or all 3 of Ash Sundar and Kuldeep turn the ball in the same way. Dont come with tRaJeCtOrY pls. https://t.co/514Z8JQjmd
— BALAJI (@deep_extracover) February 9, 2021
Missing Jadeja too badly as a batsman and most importantly as a bowler !!!
— Sreek_Kiran_CRIC (@cric_kiran) February 9, 2021
Next test match Squad should be
R sharma/M agarwal ( Agarwal is good in home condition compared to rohit)
R Jadeja ( Please bring jaddu back, he does all )
— ❤ Vicky ❤ (@VigneshGeni) February 9, 2021
Ravindra Jadeja averages higher with the bat at home than Ajinkya Rahane. 🤐#INDvENG
— Omkar Mankame (@Oam_16) February 9, 2021
India is badly missing world's best all rounder. Sir Ravindra Jadeja pic.twitter.com/M0Rz1rSBLI
— MBANGWA (@KuntasticAguero) February 9, 2021