Virender Sehwag still has a lot of cricket left in him, feels Kiran More

Former India selector Kiran More on Monday said the form of underperforming senior opening batsman Virender Sehwag was a cause for concern and the selectors may be inclined to give others a chance in the remainder of the Border-Gavaskar series. “He is a quality cricketer. For me he is a great cricketer and a great opening batsman for India. He is not going through a great time. He is struggling. Most of the time the way he is getting out is alarming,” said the former India stumper on the sidelines of a book release function here.

Sehwag has failed to fire in five consecutive Tests after getting a hundred against England in the opening game of the November-December 2012 Test series at Ahmedabad and has flopped in three successive innings in the ongoing four-match rubber against Australia. “Looking ahead (another opener) Murali Vijay has done very well. Gautam (Gambhir) can comeback in the team and do well. Ajinkya Rahane is waiting and Shikhar Dhawan is there. We need to give opportunities to youngsters also.” Read more
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