POLL | Do You Think India Made a Mistake By Not Playing A Specialist Spinner At Perth?

Ravindra Jadeja (AP)

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The Optus Stadium at Perth presented a green looking wicket as India and Australia set themselves for the second Test on Friday. While Tim Paine went ahead with his regular four bowlers, three pacers plus a spinner, Virat Kohli selected a four-seamer all-out pace attack, opting away from picking a spinner. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was out with a side strain, which made way for Ravindra Jadeja to be picked in the final 13-man squad, but the possibility of pacer friendly conditions meant the all-rounder was benched for Umesh Yadav.Do you think that was the right call?

First Published: December 14, 2018, 12:16 PM IST