new Delhi. The year 2022 was mixed for Team India. Many players caught everyone’s attention with their good performance, while many players could not perform as expected. Team India is going to start the new year with the T20 series against Sri Lanka (IND vs SL). The 3-match series is starting from 3rd January. Hardik Pandya can be seen captaining in the series. Rohit Sharma is still injured and the team management does not want to take any risk regarding the upcoming series. At the same time, KL Rahul may be out of the team due to poor performance.
KL Rahul failed to perform well in ODI and Test series on Bangladesh tour. Even in the T20 World Cup, his performance was not as expected. Since then, apart from the fans, he has been the target of many veteran players. According to the news agency PTI, Rahul hardly gets a place in the T20 team, he can be dropped from the team. Talking about 2022, he could not even touch the double figures in 7 innings of T20 International. In the T20 World, he scored 2 half-centuries against Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.
should take a break
Former Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer said that KL Rahul flopped badly except for one innings on the Bangladesh tour. He should take breaks and work on his technique to regain form. They are looking very defensive. It is known that the Indian team also has to play 3 ODI series from Sri Lanka. For this, the team can be announced tomorrow i.e. on 27th December. After a good performance, Shubman Gill can get a place in the T20 team instead of Rahul. At the same time, Prithvi Shaw, who performed well in the domestic tournament, may also return.
Team India has to play a 4-match Test series from Australia in February-March. For this reason, the team management does not want to take any risk regarding Rohit Sharma’s injury. This series is very important in terms of the World Test Championship.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 26, 2022, 08:50 IST