New Delhi: Team India’s strong all-rounder Hardik Pandya is struggling with the problem of fitness. If Hardik Pandya does not start bowling soon, then the Indian team management can consider giving another all-rounder a chance in his place. A player is in a lot of discussion after performing brilliantly in IPL 2021. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opener Venkatesh Iyer has caught everyone’s attention. Venkatesh Iyer, apart from batting fast, is also adept at bowling amazingly. Venkatesh Iyer won the hearts of the fans by bowling excellently in the IPL match played against Delhi Capitals on Tuesday.
These players specialize in amazing batting and bowling
Venkatesh Iyer took the wickets of Shimron Hetmyer and Axar Patel against Delhi Capitals. Venkatesh Iyer took 2 wickets for 29 runs in 4 overs. Right-arm fast bowling all-rounder Venkatesh Iyer has a great record in T20 as a bowler. Venkatesh Iyer has taken 21 wickets in 41 matches at an average of 26 and economy of 6.95. Venkatesh Iyer has taken 7 wickets in 10 first-class matches and 10 in 24 List A matches at an economy of 5.50. Venkatesh Iyer showed with his brilliant performance that he can prove to be the best alternative to Hardik Pandya.
T20 World Cup will start from October 17
The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the UAE from October 17. 16 teams will participate in this tournament. Whereas the final match of this tournament will be played on November 16. Although the BCCI has not officially disclosed this. Actually this tournament will start a few days after the IPL final. The IPL final is likely to be held on October 15.
15 member Indian team for T20 World Cup
Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma (vice captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakraborty, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami.
Can Hardik Pandya be dropped from the World Cup squad?
According to some reports, all-rounder Hardik Pandya may be thrown out of the World Cup team due to his fitness. All teams have time till October 10 to change their team. In such a situation, if Hardik Pandya is unable to bowl, then the management may consider bringing in Shardul Thakur or Shreyas Iyer. At present, Thakur and Iyer have been included in the reserve. However, it will be difficult for BCCI to do so. His fitness is being monitored. With time the picture will become clear.
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