The Indian cricket group selectors went with a tried and examined squad for the 2022 T20 World Cup that begins in mid-October. Almost all of the gamers, who featured within the Asia Cup discovered a spot within the World Cup squad. Only Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel, who had been recuperating from damage, have made a comeback to the aspect. The group will likely be led by Rohit Sharma whereas KL Rahul will likely be his deputy. The latter’s type within the Asia Cup got here below a lot scrutiny. Though he scored a half-century in India’s final match on the Asia Cup in opposition to Afghanistan, he failed to attain with a good strike-rate in remainder of the matches.
Along with Rohit, opener Rahul will likely be anticipated to provide India a great begin on the World Cup and former Indian cricket group captain Krishnamachari Srikkanth urged the 30-year-old to play his pure sport.
“Play your individual sport. Don’t suppose too a lot,” Srikkanth mentioned on Star Sports.
He additionally opined that Shami ought to have been included within the group. The cricket veteran added that the Uttar Pradesh-born pacer ought to have been picked within the squad rather than Harshal Patel.
“Mohammad Shami ought to have been included rather than Harshal Patel. They will say he (Shami) shouldn’t be within the scheme of issues, why he isn’t within the scheme of issues, do not know,” mentioned Srikkanth.
India squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
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