Brad Hogg has said Prithvi Shaw is a mix of Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara. Hogg's comments come ahead of IPL 2020. Shaw will play for Delhi Capitals (DC)
Bengaluru: Former Australian spinner Brad Hogg has heaped praise on Delhi Capitals’ (DC) young batsman Prithvi Shaw ahead of IPL 2020 in the UAE.
According to Hogg, Shaw is mix of batting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara.
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“The Delhi Capitals’ top six looks very formidable, a mixture of experience with youngsters. They have got Dhawan at the top, along with Prithvi Shaw, Pant and Iyer. So, they are going to make plenty of runs,” Hogg said on his YouTube channel.
“The standout for the Delhi Capitals I think is going to be Prithvi Shaw. I think it is time for him to make runs and show the world how good he actually is because he is a talent. I would say he is a bit like Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar,” Hogg added.
On Ravichandran Ashwin playing for DC this season, Hogg said, “The acquisition of Ashwin is an absolute beauty, quality leadership, good spinner, also can handle the bat in the middle overs. That adds a little bit of depth to their batting and spin department.”
Hogg has noticed one flaw in DC, that is their depth in the fast bowling department. “Their flaw is their depth in pace. They rely too heavily on Rabada. If Rabada gets injured, Delhi Capitals are in a lot of trouble. The other flaw they have is that they don’t have depth and quality in their overseas contingent.”
Last Updated 30, Aug 2020, 2:23 PM