Shikhar Dhawan or Ishan Kishan for World Cup 2023? Ashwin’s sensible statement, told who will be useful?
Ishaan Kishan and Shubman Gill have scored double centuries in ODIs.
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New Delhi. The Indian team had two consecutive plans for two years. The first plan was T20 World Cup while the second target was ODI World Cup. Team India has lost the T20 World Cup. But now the eyes of the team have been fixed on the ODI World Cup. Many players are seen emerging in ODIs. After which the tension of the selectors has increased. There are two young batsmen who have presented their claim with double century.
First Ishaan Kishan was given a chance in the ODI team. He scored the fastest double century ever. After that Shubman Gill proved to be the ace of spades. He dealt in centuries and double centuries. But there was a time when the experienced Shikhar Dhawan dominated. The pair of Rohit and Dhawan had become famous. But seeing the performance of these young players, it seems that Dhawan’s leaf has been cut from ODIs. At the same time, Team India’s experienced spinner R Ashwin has sidelined these young players. He has targeted Shikhar Dhawan while targeting the World Cup.
Shikhar Dhawan is a warrior – R Ashwin
Talking on YouTube, R Ashwin said, ‘Should we go back to Shikhar Dhawan or focus on Ishaan Kishan. He had recently scored a double century. Instead of backing a player on the basis of a big score, we should look at the player we need. Which players will perform under pressure? It has to be seen who can give us performances for a long time?
‘We got into trouble when the top 3 failed’
Ashwin further said, ‘Team India has always had strong openers and number-3 batsmen. He has been scoring more runs in all ODIs. We had problems earlier only when top-3 Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli failed. We discussed a lot about Rohit and Kohli. But Dhawan is a warrior and does his work in peace. Will it be easy for the Indian team to fill his place?
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 29, 2023, 18:23 IST