‘More opportunities for younger players…’: Sunil Gavaskar’s Verdict on Rohit and Kohli’s T20I Future
Virat Kohli (left) and Rohit Sharma play for the Indian cricket team© AFP
Former Indian cricket team captain Sunil Gavaskar said on Monday that the reasoning behind Rohit Sharma and Virat kohliThe absence of T20 cricket could be the upcoming Test series against Australia. When asked about the selection panel’s decision not to include the two big names in the squad, Gavaskar said that the main reason behind the call could be to give them a break against the Border-Gavaskar Trophy and give the players a chance. young player in front. of the next World Cup.
“The way I see it, the next T20 World Cup will take place in 2024, next year and the new selection committee has arrived, wanting to give more opportunities to young players. That doesn’t mean Kohli and Rohit won’t be considered anymore. And if they are in impressive form throughout 2023 then they must be in the squad. The other factor is that when the Australian series starts, the picks may want to give them a break from the big competition so they can restart the game against the Australians and that will benefit India.” Gavaskar said in an interview. interaction in India today.
The Border-Gavaskar Trophy will start in February with the first Quiz taking place in Nagpur.
Rohit and Kohli – the duo that amassed large numbers in the shortest time of the game – have not played any T20 tournaments since the previous World Cup. They have missed the series against New Zealand as well as Sri Lanka and will not feature in the team scheduled to face New Zealand in January 2023.
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