India was defeated in the semi-finals in the T20 World Cup.
R Ashwin was given a chance in place of Yuzvendra Chahal.
new Delhi. Team India’s dream once again remained unfulfilled in the T20 World Cup 2022. To win the ICC trophy in 2022, many experiments were done in the Indian team since last one year. But a step before the final, the Indian team succumbed. After which captain Rohit Sharma and head coach Rahul Dravid also faced a lot of criticism. Not only this, some decisions of Rohit Sharma were also discussed fiercely.
In fact, Rohit Sharma did not give a chance to some players in the playing XI in the T20 World Cup. Team India’s spin master Yuzvendra Chahal was also included among them. In place of Chahal, R Ashwin was included in the playing XI while Chahal is one of the most successful Indian spinners in the short format. Many veteran players had given their candid statements on not giving Chahal a chance in the playing XI. At the same time, now Team India’s star batsman Dinesh Karthik has again given air to this issue. Karthik told that Chahal could have done something better in place of Ashwin.
Ashwin started very well – Dinesh Karthik
During the conversation with Cricbuzz, the wicketkeeper-batsman said, ‘All these calls which were made by the captain and the coach with confidence in a certain player. To be honest, Ashwin started the tournament well but probably did not end well. But Chahal could have given more damage. This could have been an interesting option. But it is a very interesting thing to look back after the results are out.
Team India will go against Sri Lanka
The Indian team will take the field from January 3 to play the T20 series against Sri Lanka. After the T20, a three-match ODI series will also be played between the two teams. After losing the T20 World Cup, the Indian team is eyeing the 2023 ODI World Cup. At the same time, Rohit Sharma and Co. are constantly trying for the World Test Championship final.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 01, 2023, 14:12 IST