sports- #Ravindra Jadeja trumps Kohli, Sachin, Dravid … Named India’s ‘most valuable player’ of 21st…newstolive - July 2, 2020 135 0 COMMENTS
New Delhi: All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India within the 21st century by Wisden.
The 31-year-old’s MVP ranking, which was calculated utilizing the cricket knowledge evaluation software CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally, the ranking makes Jadeja the second most valuable participant of all time in Test cricket in keeping with the evaluation, solely behind Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan.
Jadeja reacted to the information on Twitter. “Thank you Wisden India for naming me the ‘Most Valuable Player’. I would like to thank all my teammates, coaches, fans and well wishers for your support as I aim to give my best for our country. Jai Hind,” he tweeted.
Thank you Wisden India for naming me the 'Most Valuable Player'. I would like to thank all my teammates, coaches, fans and well wishers for your support as I aim to give my best for our country. Jai Hind. 🇮🇳🦁🙏
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on Jul 1, 2020 at 2:24am PDT
Jadeja is a daily within the Indian limited-overs and Test sides however since 2000, however has not often featured in conversations about India’s most valuable participant, a title that had initially been reserved for the likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Virender Sehwag and in a while M.S. Dhoni and present captain Virat Kohli.
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on Jun 5, 2020 at 3:58am PDT
However, CricViz’s Freddie Wilde informed Wisden that Jadeja’s potential to contribute with the bat and the ball and his extraordinary potential within the subject works in his favour.
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on May 14, 2020 at 6:21am PDT
“It might come as a surprise to see Ravindra Jadeja, India’s spin-bowling all-rounder, feature as India’s number one. After all, he’s not even always an automatic pick in their Test team. However, when he does play he is picked as a frontline bowler and has batted as high as No.6 — contributing to a very high match involvement,” stated Wilde.
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on Jan 26, 2020 at 10:29pm PST
“The 31-year-old’s bowling average of 24.62 is better than Shane Warne’s and his batting average of 35.26 is better than Shane Watson’s. His batting and bowling average differential of 10.62 runs is the second-best of any player this century to have scored more than 1,000 runs and taken 150 wickets. He is an all-rounder of the very highest quality,” he added.
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on Jan 25, 2020 at 12:47am PST
Jadeja has 213 wickets in Test cricket and has scored 1869 runs at a mean of 35.26. He has taken 9 five-wicket hauls and likewise scored a century. In ODIs, Jadeja has 187 wickets and scored 2296 runs.
A put up shared by Ravindra Jadeja (@royalnavghan) on Nov 19, 2019 at 3:45am PST