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ENG vs IND 2021: Wasim Jaffer Shares Intriguing Instagram Post Ahead Of Headingley Test

there are a few changes expected in the XI in the third Test with a few names coming up. 

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Wasim Jaffer. (Photo Credit: Twitter)

FormerIndian batsman Wasim Jaffer keeps coming up with interesting and intriguing social media posts. His recent posts are mostly related to the ongoing India -England series where he seems to keep India ahead of England through his posts. The Indian team is getting ready for the third Test and are sweating hard for the same. Meanwhile, there are a few changes expected in the third Test with a few names coming up. 

Meanwhile, Wasim Jaffer through his recent Instagram post has hinted at the possible selection of Ravichandran Ashwin in the third Test. “Sometimes you might not know, but you need that cup of filter kappi, and only when you have it you know what you’ve been missing. Oh btw good luck to Team India for Headingley” wrote Jaffer on his Insta post. 

Wasim Jaffer Hints At Ravichandran Ashwin’s Inclusion in Headingley



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Discussions regarding Ashwin’s selection in the XI started right from the moment when he was dropped from the first Test. The Indian off-spinner only plays one format these das and thus getting dropped the paying XI came as a shock to many. They even questioned the team selection for the first two Tests. 

The Indian off-spinner later clarified why he did not play the second Test at Lord’s. In his YouTube show, ‘Kutti Story’, with fielding coach R Sridhar, Ashwin talked about his exclusion. 

“The funny thing was, before the match, they were like, ‘There’s a heatwave. You please be ready mate. You might play.’ Upon coming to breakfast in the morning, rains started lashing out. I asked, ‘Won’t you tell about heatwave after it came? Why gave me hope only for it to end in disappointment!” said Ashwin revealing the interesting story behind his selection dilemma.

England will face off India in the third Test match which is scheduled to take place at Headingley, Leeds on Wednesday 25 August. Meanwhile former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has opined that once again Ashwin will not be included in playing XI. 

“Not at Headingley. I don’t see R Ashwin playing in the next encounter. But then there is still some time to go, there might be injuries and all of that but I don’t think India will go with the combination of two spinners and three fast bowlers. Lord’s was a good opportunity where you could have played two spinners. Pitch was also dry, the Hundred was also being played. But up north – Headingly, Leeds – where do you need spinners that much” Chopra said.

Also Read: ENG vs IND 2021: “I Will Be Amazed If Ravichandran Ashwin Doesn’t Play” – Michael Vaughan

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