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Shastri made it clear that going forward, wrist spinners will be in vogue in Test cricket and Kuldeep is 'already' ahead of Ashwin and Jadeja as country's No.1 spinner.
This question arises because India’s series wins in Australia have resulted in some acrimonious debates on whether this is the greatest Indian team of all time.
Shastri made it clear that a player of Dhoni's calibre can't be replaced.
Kuldeep returned with a five-wicket haul in the first innings of the drawn fourth Test in Sydney against Australia and the wrist-spinner received huge accolades from the India coach.
This team doesn't fire blanks: Ravi Shastri hits back at critics after Australia Test series triumph
Soon after India's maiden Test series triumph Down Under, Shastri hit back at the critics, including the legendry Sunil Gavaskar, who had questioned selections and the training regimen of the team.
For Shastri, the series win in Australia is a culmination of all the hard work put in during the year starting from the away series against South Africa in January, last year.
WATCH | India vs Australia: Ravi Shastri spotted drinking beer after historic Boxing day Test victory
After India won the match at Melbourne, Ravi Shastri celebrated and how!
Team India skipper Virat Kohli continued to attract the spotlight - not just for his stupendous achievements on the field, but for his faux pas off it
Jadeja featured in the Ranji Trophy match against the Railways from November 12 to 15 in Rajkot.
Jadeja's fitness issue came up as a surprise as he was included in the 13-man squad for the second Test in Perth.
India were humbled by Australia in the second Test in Perth by 146 runs, prompting the likes of legendary Sunil Gavaskar to question the team management's selection policies.
Ashwin, who missed the second Test at Perth with an abdominal strain, will be assessed over the next couple of days.
Virat Kohli, Ravi Shastri's roles must be assessed if India don't win remaining Tests: Sunil Gavaskar
Gavaskar was not impressed with the selection choices made by the team management.
Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri on Monday expressed his anxiety with a tongue-in-cheek comment during a television interview, which exhibited all the traits that are uniquely Shastri.
Maybe for the past Indian teams, this Test could have easily slipped out of their hands. But not with this one.