Ahmed, at present a guide for Pakistan, says Chahal, who is just not an enormous turner of the ball, will profit by utilizing the crease particularly on flat pitches.
“Chahal is a very good bowler but can use the crease much better. He can go wide of the crease at times. You got to be smart enough to understand pitches. If it is a flat pitch, you can bowl stump to stump,” Ahmed instructed PTI.
“If the ball is gripping, you can go wide of the crease because you can trouble even the best of batsmen with that angle. That way your googly also doesn’t turn as much as the batsman expects and you end up taking a wicket.”
The former spinner mentioned India’s capability to take wickets within the middle-overs within the restricted overs format by means of Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav has been a game-changer for them.
Ahmed additionally feels the Kul-Cha pair have benefitted immensely from former captain M S Dhoni’s recommendation from behind the stumps.
“You have got to be one step ahead of the batsman. You should know your field position as per the batsman’s strength. I always say attack with fielders not with the ball. If you understand that theory, you will always be successful,” the 49-year-old, who performed 52 Tests and 144 ODIs, mentioned.
“India has become a force to reckon with in all three formats as it uses its bowlers really well. Dhoni was a master at getting the best out of his bowlers in limited overs cricket and now you have Virat Kohli.”
Both the wrist-spinners have been introduced in to the restricted overs set-up following the 2017 Champions Trophy, however, the pair have not been taking part in collectively just lately.
Chahal, who’s among the many main leg spinners in world cricket proper now, has taken 91 wickets in 52 ODIs at 25.83 and 55 wickets in 42 T20s at 24.34.
Ahmed additionally selected Chahal, Australia’s Adam Zampa and Pakistan’s Shadab Khan as the highest leg-spinners within the sorter format. He additionally mentioned the artwork of leg-spin stays related greater than ever now as a consequence of their dominance in shorter type of the sport.
“You want leg-spinners and thriller spinners in your staff as they’ve the power to take wickets at any stage of the sport. I see a number of them coming by means of within the subsequent 10-15 years.
“Most batsmen now like taking part in specific tempo however with leg-spinner within the staff, you’re at all times within the recreation,” added Ahmed.
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