India completed its last limited-overs task earlier than the T20 World Cup in October. India performed a number of children throughout the limited-overs sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka as the primary workforce had been in England for the WTC last and a five-match Check sequence. Solely the Indian Premier League 2021 stays earlier than the perennial match and selectors might be maintaining a eager eye on a number of gamers.
Former India wicket-keeper Saba Karim picked his India squad for the T20 World Cup. Karim surprisingly overlooked Yuzvendra Chahal and Shikhar Dhawan from his squad.
“The workforce that was chosen by the selectors for the sequence in opposition to England, there have been round 17 gamers there, I’ve began selecting my workforce from there. The gamers who carried out properly there and haven’t received a possibility on the Sri Lanka tour as a result of they had been in England, you have no excuse to maintain them out,” Karim stated throughout a dialogue on India Information.
“There must be consistency in choice. Due to that, I’ve saved Washington Sundar in my workforce. I really feel that with the matches occurring within the UAE, you have to an off-spinner there and he’s form of an all-rounder.”
Karim needs Rahul Chahar to be picked within the squad whereas he feels pacer Bhuvneshvar Kumar is getting his rhythm again after damage.
“Together with him, I’ve saved Rahul Chahar as a result of I really feel he’s an attacking bowler, a wicket-taking bowler, a match-winner. And I’m nonetheless maintaining Bhuvneshwar Kumar within the workforce as a result of I really feel his kind is coming again and he might be very important for the Indian workforce.”
“I’ve saved Shreyas Iyer as a result of he was additionally within the workforce which had performed in opposition to England and his efficiency was fairly good there. He could not play the IPL this yr however his efficiency within the IPL was fairly good final yr. So, there needs to be a foundation to maintain him out of the workforce,” Karim concluded.
Karim’s squad for the T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar