Rohit Sharma (L) and Rahul Dravid© AFP
The debate over who will bat for the Indian cricket at No. 4 dominated headlines within the construct as much as the squad announcement for Asia Cup 2023. From Suryakumar Yadav and Tilak Varma being thought of as legitimate choices to recommendations of taking part in Virat Kohli on the position, there have been no scarcity of discussions. The squad was lastly introduced on Monday and it comprised of a number of choices for the middle-order positions however skipper Rohit Sharma made it clear that the talk must cease a couple of explicit slot.
“It is not about just one position…all positions are important. We have had injuries along the lines and that is the reason we needed to manage that load. We need to figure what combination suits. Want to give all players a chance,” Rohit stated on the press convention.
Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma and Ishan Kishan are all potential contenders for the slot however they may obtain appreciable problem from the returning KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer.
Rahul, who remains to be affected by a slight niggle, supplies an additional edge to the Indian cricket group as he’s a longtime batter on the place and with him maintaining wickets, the Rohit Sharma-led aspect may have the posh of taking part in an additional batter to be able to strengthen their batting mixture.
India’s squad for Asia Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya (vice captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Ishan Kishan, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Prasidh Krishna
Reserve participant: Sanju Samson
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