New Delhi: The Indian cricket team can be announced soon for the T20 World Cup 2021, but the inclusion of young batsman Prithvi Shaw in the 15-member squad is negligible. .
Will KL Rahul cut Prithvi Shaw’s leaf?
It is expected that KL Rahul will be selected as the opening partner of Rohit Sharma in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021, because of the recent T20 International. Prithvi Shaw’s awesomeness was not shown in the series.
‘Golden Duck’ in Prithvi’s debut match
Prithvi Shaw was able to play only one match in the T20 series against Sri Lanka, in which he fell victim to the Golden Duck while opening. In such a situation, his hopes of the T20 World Cup to be held in UAE and Oman have suffered a major setback.
KL Rahul has more experience
KL Rahul has scored 1557 runs in 49 matches of his T20 International career. During this, he had a strike rate of 142.19 and an average of 39.92 with 2 centuries and 14 half-centuries. Prithvi Shaw has played only one T20 International match so far. According to experience, he will not be able to replace Rahul, because in a big tournament like the World Cup, the team management will not want to take the risk.
15 Indian players probable for T20 World Cup- Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (capt), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal. Reserve players- Washington Sundar, Ishan Kishan (wk), T Natarajan and Rahul Chahar.