Rituraj Gaikwad got the captaincy of Team India for Asian Games
Indian cricket team will participate in Asian Games for the first time
New Delhi. The Asian Games, which were postponed last year due to Corona, will be played in Guangzhou, China in September-October this year. This time cricket is also a part of these games. The BCCI had announced the Indian cricket team for the Asian Games a day earlier. Rituraj Gaikwad, who went on West Indies tour, has been made the captain of Team India for the Asian Games. He has got the captaincy for the first time. In the Asian Games, men’s cricket matches will be played in T20 format from 28 September to 8 October. Meanwhile, the World Cup would also have started. For this reason, a team adorned with young players will be sent to the Asian Games.
Rituraj Gaikwad is happy to be made the captain of Team India for the Asian Games. He said in the video shared by BCCI, I am thankful to the BCCI, the selectors for giving me this opportunity. Playing for India fills me with pride and captaining the Indian cricket team in such a big event is a big deal for me personally. The rest of the players must be feeling the same way.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : July 15, 2023, 17:45 IST