Originally Posted by ViruTheBest
I think Praveen Kumar should be in the test squad above Irfan. He bowled well in the England series and has earnt the right to have a few more matches to see what he can do in conditions which are not as suited to his bowling. Ishant being in the test team is a mistake. He averages close to 40 and has already played 45 tests at a young age. He needs one year of domestic and county. Simply choosing him sends out the wrong message to him and it's detrimental to the team in the long term.
County standard is appalling and should not be considered