“My Final World Cup”: Veteran India Star Banks On IPL 2023 For ‘ODI Comeback’ | Cricket Information

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Indian cricket crew quick bowler Umesh Yadav has been a daily a part of the Take a look at sides, however his ODI appearances have been extraordinarily sporadic lately. The pacer was included within the T20I squad for the 2022 collection towards Australia however performed just one sport. Nevertheless, with Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 across the nook, Umesh is decided to make a comeback in white-ball cricket with one other stellar season with Kolkata Knight Riders as India might be internet hosting the ODI World Cup later in 2013.

“The ODI World Cup is performed after each 4 years, and this may be my final alternative to be part of it. So, I have to do properly in IPL and make a comeback in ODI format,” Umesh instructed Aaj Tak in an interview.

“As I stated the World Cup comes after each 4 years and I am undecided if I will be round then. Therefore, I wish to make this season depend and never wait for one more 4 years,” he added.

Umesh was one of many prime performers for KKR in 2022 with 16 wickets from 12 matches.

The freshly-appointed interim captain of Kolkata Knight Riders, Nitish Rana stated that the management function is ‘not new’ to him as he has already been made battle-ready by his 5 years of affiliation with the IPL franchise and involvement as a part of the management group.

Kolkata Knight Riders will begin its IPL 2023 marketing campaign towards Punjab Kings on April 1 on the Punjab Cricket Affiliation IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.

“For me this isn’t new. I’ve been enjoying a management function on this franchise for just a few years. It is simply that the tag is of a captain this time. And if I take additional strain over a tag, then my sport can doubtlessly get ruined. There isn’t a actual concern. Sure, if you do one thing new for the primary time, there’s some added strain. However I’ve performed nearly 100 video games, and one factor I do know is that I thrive underneath strain and I’m embracing this new function,” Rana instructed reporters in Kolkata in his first media interplay as captain.

(With ANI inputs)

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