Cricket Control Board in India (BCCI) is eager to field a different group of players for each format of the game. This is one of the most important reforms the institution plans to implement after the poor performances of the Indian team. After a disappointing exit from the T20 World Cup 2022, India lost a three-game ODI series against Bangladesh.
Dissatisfied and unhappy with the team’s performance, the governing body wants to train special players for each format. according to a statement In the update, published on Jagran News, only a few names will be allowed to play in two or more formats of the game. The remaining names will vary according to the respective format.
Men in Blue have yet to win an ICC trophy since the 2013 Champions Cup. They came close to winning a championship several times, but failed each time. The loss to Bangladesh has raised other questions about the group as there is only one year left to the 2023 ODI World Cup.
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Rohit Sharma’s testing career is in jeopardy
Surprisingly, the current captain of Indian cricket, Rohit Sharma‘s Test career was overlooked. There are reports that the management is looking to get ahead of the senior captain. They are likely to give young people more opportunities to build a strong foundation for the future.
But it will be difficult for him to decide, as Rohit has been the key hitter in the game’s longest format for the past few years. To put it in context, he has recorded the most runs for India since 2019. The 35-year-old batsman has 1552 runs in 30 innings, averaging 55.42 including five centuries and four half centuries.
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In the current situation, ODI captaincy duties may remain with Rohit Sharma as the mega event is not far away. The tournament will be played in India and therefore his experience will be a vital factor. The versatile Hardik Pandya for the T20I is at the forefront of the captaincy option. And in Tests, the selectors go to KL Rahul or even Rishabh Pantswith good numbers in the format to support his cause.
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