“India’s Best XI for Asia Cup 2023 Clash Against Pakistan: KL Rahul as Wicketkeeper, Jasprit Bumrah Preferred Over Mohammad Shami”
“Rohit Sharma’s Team India to Kick Off Asia Cup 2023 Against Pakistan, Led by Babar Azam, on September 2 in Kandy”
The captain of Team India, Rohit Sharma, and the head of the selection committee, Ajit Agarkar, presented the 17-person roster for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023 competition. On September 2 in Kandy, the tournament will get underway with a highly anticipated match versus Pakistan, which is led by Babar Azam.
KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer, who had previously been sidelined owing to injuries, have received a clean bill of health from the National Cricket Academy (NCA), which is good news for Indian cricket fans. Both players are now available for selection, and the strongest playing 11 for India is anticipated to have Iyer at No. 4 and KL Rahul at No. 5 in the batting order.
— BCCI (@BCCI) August 21, 2023
With Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill batting first and third, respectively, the top three spots in the Indian batting order appear to be quite secure. Vice-captain Hardik Pandya is anticipated to take the number six place after them, followed by all-rounders Ravindra Jadeja and Shardul Thakur.
The squad looks to Chinese bowler Kuldeep Yadav, who is likely to bat after Shardul Thakur, to fill the position of specialist spinner. Mohammed Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah will take turns bowling at the pace when it comes to pace bowling duties. Especially noteworthy is Bumrah, who impressed in the most recent three-match T20I series against Ireland following an 11-month injury layoff. The inclusion of Mohammad Shami in the team for the opening game against Pakistan may not be possible given the comeback of Bumrah.
The team’s captain, Rohit Sharma, has underlined the value of adaptability in the Indian batting order. He imagines a group of players who can all bat in any position and adjust to different game circumstances. During a recent press conference, Rohit Sharma said, “One thing I want from this team is to make sure that everyone is willing and able to bat everywhere.
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