Ravi Shastri, the head coach of the Indian cricket team, has said that Steve Smith understands the tempo of cricket in India better than Pat Cummins.
Shastri made the statement ahead of the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy (BGT) 2023, which will be held in India. The series will be the first time that Smith and Cummins will be playing in India.
Shastri said that Smith has a better understanding of the conditions in India and the way the game is played in the country. He said that Smith has the ability to adjust his game according to the conditions and that he has the ability to read the game better than Cummins.
Shastri also said that Cummins is a great bowler and has the ability to bowl well in any conditions. He said that Cummins has the ability to bowl with pace and accuracy and that he can be a great asset to the team.
However, Shastri said that Smith has the edge over Cummins when it comes to understanding the tempo of cricket in India. He said that Smith has the ability to adjust his game according to the conditions and that he has the ability to read the game better than Cummins.
The BGT 2023 will be a great opportunity for both Smith and Cummins to prove their mettle in India. It will be interesting to see how they fare in the series and who will come out on top.