Hardik, Bhuvneshwar and India's initial Asia Cup impressions
Wily Bhuvneshwar accompanies recalibration stunts
The 2022 variant of Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been a much needed refresher for this Indian side.
He has picked 24 wickets in 18 T20Is - just behind Sandeep Lamichhane and Joshua Little - and has returned to being a PowerPlay danger with 13 wickets in this stage.
The desolate, ineffectual figure of last year's T20 World Cup is a distant memory as the white ball is moving to his tunes once more.
This gets us to another hot night Dubai, where swing was a significant truant.
"Prior to bowling the main ball, I thought it planned to swing. There was no swing except for there was a touch of bob.
We realized we needed to bowl wicket to wicket, so bowling short was the arrangement," he'd concede in the innings break.
Deck-hitter Hardik will be a treat in Dubai... furthermore, Australia
'Intense' Rishabh Pant choice could bring match-up misfortunes
"It was an extreme call we needed to take between playing Dinesh and Rishabh, Rishabh tragically passes up a major opportunity," Rohit Sharma conceded at the throw.
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