He stated, “In 2012-13, I was very close to getting selected when Shikhar Dhawan got selected. So, I came very close a couple of times but somehow I missed the bus.” He additionally added, “The selectors are the best people who can answer that but I definitely kept knocking the door.”
Jaffer, who has among the finest home data in Indian cricket with over 19,000 runs to his identify enjoying in 260 first-class video games with a median of 50.67 and the perfect rating of 314 feels that he was not constant sufficient particularly on the worldwide degree.
He stated, “I wasn’t that consistent. If I was, I would have played more than 100 Test matches. I was not that consistent at the international level that is why I got dropped.” He added, “I am famous for my first-class career more than the international cricket that I have played.”
In a latest interplay on Sports Tiger’s present ‘Off the Field’ hosted by Vedant Sharma, Jaffer additionally spoke about his new position on being appointed as the pinnacle coach of Uttarakhand. He stated, “It’s quite exciting, something which is very new to me. Even though, I have tried my hand in coaching, but not as a head coach. I have done some batting consultancy and I have played some part in coaching but taking up the whole team is quite exciting and challenging, so I am looking forward to it.”
Jaffer who performed nearly all of his profession for Mumbai made a transfer to Vidarbha within the latter a part of his profession. He feels it was about time as he thought that he was not going to play for India at the moment and wished to problem himself. He stated “I kind of got the signal that youngsters are coming through and the selectors might think about dropping me from some format. It’s good that I decided to move to Vidharbha and the kind of things they went on to achieve which I feel very happy and proud of.”
He additionally commented concerning the Indian home cricket season and stated. “Our domestic structure as compared to the other countries isn’t bad, to be honest. We just need a little bit more continuity as every year we keep on changing the structure.”
He additional added, “I feel the season should start in October with the Ranji Trophy. It should be ideally followed by the Irani Trophy and after that, a T20 tournament like Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy can be put in place as it is the time when the action happens. A number of franchise people can see the tournament and scout new talent. Finally, finish the season with Vijay Hazare Trophy.”
Jaffer additionally stated, “I feel we can get away with Duleep Trophy and it’s about time that we don’t play Duleep Trophy and use that one and a half months to give the players a little more break.”
With IPL not far away, Jaffer believes that the IPL is essential because it offers the financial profit and the stage to carry out. However, he feels that although there are a variety of positives however kids ought to maintain their priorities proper. He added, “To pick a player in Test cricket because of his performance in IPL is something which is wrong. I think if he performs well in IPL maybe we can look at him in the white-ball format.”
Jaffer additionally feels BCCI ought to permit non-centrally contracted gamers to play outdoors India in different leagues. He stated, “It completely makes sense to me. If you are not one of the centrally contracted players then one should be allowed. The board can minimize and reduce it to one or two leagues in which the players can participate but not letting any Indian player play anything other than IPL is a bit strict in my opinion.”
Domestic star, Wasim Jaffer represented India in 31 Test matches and scored 1944 runs at a median of 34.11. He additionally performed in 2 ODIs and eight IPL matches.
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