Vastavam web:Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that India’s home series against Sri Lanka served little purpose ahead of the gruelling tour of South Africa.Questions have been raised about India’s preparation for the tour and Harbhajan gave his perspective.”Look I believe the last Sri Lanka series at home served little purpose. We hardly gained anything out of it. Rather a few players could have gone to South Africa early. If not Dharamsala could have been a great place for preparation,” Harbhajan told PTI on the sidelines of the Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
“I was checking a few stats. Under Virat, Ajinkya’s average is less than 40 over 30 Tests. Also last one year he didn’t score that many runs.”What if Ajinkya played and India were down 0-2, then would we have said that please bring Rohit. One needs to understand the captain’s point of view also,” the ‘Turbanator’ opined.”Bhuvi is a bigger match-winner in today’s date compared to Ishant Sharma. Whenever Bhuvi has performed, India have done well. I still believe all is not lost. We can bounce back and make it 2-1 in Johannesburg,” he observed.