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Test Cricket: 5 Indian Cricketers who Failed in Test Format but Great in Limited Overs



5 Indian Cricketers who Failed in Test Cricket, Great in Limited Overs

5 Indian Cricketers who Failed in Test Format but Great in Limited Overs: Many players were great in limited overs however they failed in Test Cricket to mark your existence. They have regrettably been unable to make an impact in Tests cricket. Here we are discussing the 5 Indian cricketers who failed in red bowl cricket.

Yuvraj Singh:

Yuvraj Singh’s Test career never really took off despite his daring batting, brilliant bowling and fielding.

He managed to scored 1900 (including 3 century and 11 halp century) runs from 40 Test at an average of 33.92 compared to his 8701 runs in ODIs and 1177 runs in T20I from 304 and 58 matches, respectively. And he also took 9 wickets in Test matches he played for India.

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Ashish Nehra:

There were hopes that Ashish Nehra would do well in the most demanding format when he defeated England with a 6/23 performance in the 2003 World Cup in South Africa.

In the 17 Test matches, Nehra played for India between 1999 and 2004 he took 44 wickets.

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In his final Test, played at Rawalpindi against Pakistan, India defeated Pakistan by an innings and 131 runs, with the bowler taking three wickets in two innings.

Dinesh Karthik:

Karthik scored just 1025 runs in the 26 Test matches he participated in, although he did accomplish a century and seven fifty-sixes. Before MS Dhoni took over for the following few years, he gradually created room for the other glovemen.

Suresh Raina:

He participated in 226 ODIs for India, scoring 5615 runs, and he also had a respectable T20I career, with 1605 runs in 78 games. With 36 and 13 wickets in ODIs and T20Is, respectively, Raina was also among the wicket-takers. Despite having strong hitting skills, Raina didn’t contribute much to Test cricket.

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Varun Aaron:

The seamer played in nine Test matches and claimed 18 wickets before being sidelined by injuries and inconsistent play, which ultimately eliminated him from consideration.

Aaron last participated in a Test in 2015 against South Africa. With 44 wickets from 52 matches, the premium fast has had great success in the IPL.


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