“May Be The Trump Card For World Cup”: Abhishek Nayar Lauds India Teen’s Choice For Asia Cup | Cricket Information

Abhishek Nayar gave a thumbs as much as the selectors for selecting Tilak Varma within the squad.© AFP

The Indian cricket workforce will begin its journey within the 2023 Asia Cup with a blockbuster conflict in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan on 2nd September on the Pallekele Worldwide Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka. The BCCI has chosen a 17-member squad for the event with a number of prime gamers making a comeback to the 50-over format after lengthy harm lay-offs. Former BCCI selector Saba Karim shared his optimism in regards to the squad and the returning gamers and stated that the Asia Cup would be the good preparation for India forward of the ICC World Cup, which begins in October later this 12 months.

“This can be a nice alternative for India to not solely take a look at their core power but additionally their bench power. It’s a luxurious for the selectors that they’ve been capable of choose 17, to allow them to check out a couple of newcomers within the XI, as an when required. This continental problem might be an enormous take a look at for India in opposition to the likes of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as a result of all these groups have raised their respective video games within the 50-over format. However I do really feel that India maintain a slight edge in comparison with others,” the previous India wicket-keeper informed Jio Cinema. (embed – https://www.jiocinema.com/sports activities/analysing-india-s-squad/3819430)

Former India all-rounder Abhishek Nayar additionally spoke about India’s squad. He gave a thumbs as much as the selectors for selecting Tilak Varma within the squad and stated that India ought to attempt him out in large video games to see whether or not he will be an X-factor for the workforce within the ICC World Cup.

“I’m pleasantly stunned to see Tilak within the squad. In the course of the Wst Indies collection we had loads of discussions about who’re the middle-order choices for India. Tilak Varma can bowl additionally and he’s a participant for the longer term who has finished effectively within the IPL additionally. Sure, it’s a large name. Usually near a World Cup you do not wish to take loads of possibilities.

“However the Asia Cup is the proper platform to check somebody like Tilak Varma and see what he’s made from. When you will have somebody who has proven you a sample when it comes to performing underneath stress, I do not see that is a foul factor. I feel going ahead he’s somebody who can fulfil the position {that a} Yuvraj and Raina performed for India with each bat and ball. I feel India ought to attempt him I large matches on the Asia Cup as a result of if he does effectively, he might be India’s trump card or x-factor within the World Cup, whom nobody has seen earlier than,” Nayar informed Jio Cinema.

India will play Pakistan and Nepal within the group stage of the Asia Cup.

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