Jadeja highlighted that former India skipper Mahendra Singh was a “champion” in terms of selecting his playing XI as he had many options when it comes to all-rounders.
“If I have five bowlers and I am playing, you know exactly, either I will bowl X, Y, or Z. So, you can plan as an opposition, but if I have seven-eight bowlers who could bowl at different stages. How does the opposition plan against you? So, you run the game. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was a champion at it,” said Jadeja on Cricbuzz.
“There’ll be days that Ravindra [Jadeja] didn’t bowl a single ball. Say, if you put in all four [Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja], you can play all four. What’s wrong with that? Because they can all bat well enough,” he added.
The former batter further stated, “It’s just a wild thought. You can even add another all-rounder, say, bowler all-rounder, Ashwin kind of a person as well. The problem is that you still keep the top five-six batsmen, then add these guys as all-rounders and the bowling is a little weaker.”
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