18 October 2020 last updated at 05:35 GMT
 
RP can succeed in Eng: Coach
Monday 08 August 2011

Zaheer Khan’s injury replacement RP Singh’s return to the side is a God-sent for the Indian side according to the left-armer’s coach.

"For me his selection in the team is like a wish come true," Deepak Sharma told PTI.

RP had played his last Test about three years back.

"RP is a mentally strong player, whose determination get stronger on being dropped from the team," said Sharma, who taught the basics of cricket to the left-arm seamer.

RP had a good bowling performance in England. During the 2007 tour he took 12 wickets at an average of 28.91 with a five-wicket haul in the Lord’s Test.

"He has the ability to take wickets of good batsmen and, with regular practice, has made efforts to sort out the shortcomings," Sharma said.

Zaheer Khan’s injury replacement RP Singh’s return to the side is a God-sent for the Indian side according to the left-armer’s coach.

"For me his selection in the team is like a wish come true," Sharma told PTI.

RP had played his last Test about three years back.

"RP is a mentally strong player, whose determination get stronger on being dropped from the team," said Sharma, who taught the basics of cricket to the left-arm seamer.

RP had a good bowling performance in England. During the 2007 tour he took 12 wickets at an average of 28.91 with a five-wicket haul in the Lord’s Test.

"He has the ability to take wickets of good batsmen and, with regular practice, has made efforts to sort out the shortcomings," Sharma said.

Rohan Jaitley elected unopposed president of DDCA
He won the election unopposed and will stay at the helm till June 30, 2021
India's domestic season will start from Jan 1: Ganguly
The BCCI's Apex Council met on Saturday to discuss the domestic calendar, which had been thrown in disarray by the surging Covid-19 cases in India