“Appears Like Workforce Has Turned Away…”: Ex-India Star On Shikhar Dhawan’s ICC World Cup 2023 Possibilities | Cricket Information

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Former Indian cricket crew opener Aakash Chopra made a powerful case for Shikhar Dhawan’s inclusion within the squad for ICC World Cup 2023 however added that it appears to be like extremely unlikely that the veteran left-hander might be thought-about. There have been experiences that Dhawan might be thought-about for the Asian Video games however the Indian selectors opted for a younger aspect with Ruturaj Gaikwad and Yashasvi Jaiswal being the opening batter decisions. Chopra mentioned that Dhawan has been fairly efficient for India in previous ICC tournaments however it appears powerful for him to make a comeback forward of this yr’s competitors.

“Shikhi boy’s identify ought to have been on this checklist however it looks like it will not be there as a result of his identify just isn’t there for the West Indies tour as properly and also you did not put his identify for the Asian Video games too. Aisa lagta hain ke crew ne mooh mod sa liya hain (So it looks like the crew has turned away from him),” he mentioned on his YouTube channel.

Dhawan final performed for India in an ODI encounter in opposition to Bangladesh again in December 2022. Chopra reiterated that the left-hander didn’t do a lot fallacious however was changed due to different choices who had been equally proficient in all three codecs.

“When he performed the final World Cup, he had a fracture and went out however not earlier than scoring a century in that match as properly. There isn’t any competitors for him in ODI cricket however at this cut-off date it would not seem like the Indian selectors or crew administration are fascinated by him in any respect.”

“It’s like you’re doing very properly however out of the blue somebody comes and since he’s a three-format participant and is doing properly in a number of locations, he goes forward of you. You say – ‘I by no means misplaced within the race however what occurred really? Another participant received another race, so why was I dropped?”

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