New Delhi: Fast bowler Avesh Khan, who has been included in the Indian team as a stand-by for the Test series to be held with England. Ready to travel with the Indian team, Khan said that his performance in the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) gave him a lot of confidence. & Nbsp;
Avesh Khan took 14 wickets in eight matches while playing for Delhi Capitals. He impressed everyone with his bowling this season and also performed amazing in Death Overs. He told news agency IANS, "I played all the matches for Delhi this time, so I definitely felt very confident. I bowled very well. The team also won matches. We were at the top in the point table so I was feeling very confident."& nbsp;
All the matches played for Delhi Capitals this season
Avesh Khan said, "I got the responsibility and I handled it well. I bowled at every stage – new ball, middle overs and death overs. The coach and captain of the team gave me a lot of confidence, so whatever position I got, I did really well every time. The 24-year-old right-arm Pacer played all eight matches in Delhi this season. In the last four editions – from 2017 to 2020, he had the opportunity to play only nine matches."
Well done in first class
Awaresh, a resident of Indore who represents Madhya Pradesh in domestic cricket, is doing well in first class cricket. He has taken 100 wickets in 26 first class matches. In the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament this season, he took 14 wickets in five matches.
14 wickets in Mushtaq Ali Trophy
He took 28 wickets in five Ranji Trophy matches in the 2019-20 season. This season the tournament was canceled due to Kovid-19. Before that, in 2018-19, he took 35 wickets in seven matches. Khan said, I have been doing well in domestic cricket for the last two seasons, but the IPL has brought me into the limelight. This year also in the Mushtaq Ali Trophy, I have 14 wickets in five matches.
Asked whether it would be difficult to switch from T20 mode to Test mode and what changes he expected to make in his bowling, Avesh said, it is important to focus on the line and length in the Test. Patience is necessary here. The more patience you bowl, the better.