With Bhuvneshwar containing from one end, Shami says he can attack batsmen better.
Shami feels it is easier to share the new ball in the Indian team with Bhuvneshwar than bowling for Delhi Daredevils.
In a format where there are no rights or wrongs, India’s renowned deficiency could well have given way to a winning formula.
Shami has been playing non-stop since making his Test debut in November and towards the end of the Asia Cup.
Players who went unsold and for good money will have to set aside IPL happenings to deal with spicy track at Wellington.
India had been bowled out for 202 before lunch but not asked to follow-on before their bowlers dismissed NZ for 105.
Bengal will be bolstered by the return of regular wicketkeeper-batsman Saha.
It could well be the turn of Vijay and Shami to don the headliners’ garb.
After a solid start,South Africa lose two quick wickets to end the day’s play at 138/2.
Ishant & Co pull it back,taking five SA wickets for 16 runs after India too lose last five for 16.
Shami was the leading wicket taker in India’s 0-2 rout by the Proteas in the ODI series.
With string of impressive performances in ODIs,he might have leapfrogged likes of Kumar,Sharma.
100 runs were scored in the last six overs of the South African innings.
For close to an hour,Indian coach remained stoic behind the nets where fast bowlers operated.
Dhoni was all praise of his bowlers for restricting West Indies to a gettable target in Kanpur.
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