Suresh Raina and Co. Praises youngsters on ‘Legends Lounge’

Legends Lounge

The Indian Premier League has set an indelible platform for the fans to witness the cricketing greats show their T-20 skills at their best. But as the tournament’s tagline promotes, it opened the pavement for many young talents for a better future. In the “Legends Lounge” show, Aakash Chopra recognized this aptly, saying, “As the sun of a superstar sets, another one must rise.” Ravi Bishnoi has been one of those “young talents” who got a great opportunity to present himself in front of the cricketing world.

In the new episode of “Legends Lounge” which is available on Jio Cinema, RP Singh, Robin Uthappa, Pragyan Ojha, Suresh Raina, and Parthiv Patel was seen joining Chopra. They went on discussing the sheer dominance the youngsters showed in the marquee tournament on ‘Next-Gen Superstars.’

Suresh Raina calls out Arshdeep Singh’s name at first. He then spoke about the leggy, Ravi Bishnoi, who according to him, deserves recognition. Raina said,

“If you see all the big bowlers who have earned their stripes in Test cricket, I think Bishnoi with his character and way of delivering the ball, will become someone like Rashid Khan.”

Ojha however took Abhishek Sharma’s name as a star to be noticed. Ojha pointed out his all-rounder ability. He also names Tilak Varma as a special one.

Ojha said,

He’s from Hyderabad. I have seen his development since he was a kid. I am talking about him in U-15 and U-16 cricket and how hard he works. His schedule involves going to the ground at 6 AM and coming home at 6 PM. He only takes a 30-45-minute lunch break. He is thoroughly dedicated.”

Uthappa cited that Varma is also potent enough to be recognized for his standout performances last season for the Mumbai Indians. He also named Mohsin Khan as his favorite, for being impressed with his fast bowling abilities even with his short run-up.

RP Singh heaves praises, Arshdeep Singh

RP Singh also heaved praises for Arshdeep. He took Yashasvi Jaiswal’s name for being potential as a gen-next batsman. He said,

“If you look at his batting in the domestic circuit, you can tell there is something different about him. His game-reading sense, his batting technique, or his know-how of how to end a match. The good thing about him is that even if he makes 50, he is looking ahead at his 100.”

Patel also named Varma as his favorite batter keeping in mind the latter’s outstanding performance in the last IPL session. He also spoke about Delhi Capital batter Prithvi Shaw, and Yash Dayal, the Gujrat Titan’s bowler.

“The way (Shaw) has been batting in domestic games, we can see he plays well. Questions have been raised about his fitness and if he overcomes all these doubts, I think he has an incredible future ahead of him. My choice for a bowler is Yash Dayal. Good bowler. If there was a standout bowler last year, I think everyone could see it was Yash Dayal.”

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