Indian cricket team will be selected on Sunday for the series of upcoming five one-day internationals against Sri Lanka.
At present, the team’s chief selector MSK Prasad is in Sri Lanka where he is keeping an eye on the performance of the players even as Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Amitabh Chaudhary has also left for candy.
At the same time, Devang Gandhi is on a tour with India A team in South Africa. Both the selectors Sarandeep and Gandhi will join in the meeting through Skype for the team selection.
India’s ODI series will start in Dambulla from August 20 while the last match will be held in Colombo on September 3. For now Virat Kohli has denied the news of being away from the ODI series. Who is saying that I am not playing? I have no problem playing.
For the ODI series, there was first doubt that several big faces can stay out of the team, but Captain Virat has shown at slightest his availability, after which the attention will be restored again by wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni, all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Has come on Suresh Raina, who is currently participating in proving fitness in the National Cricket Academy (NCA) of Bangalore so that the one-day series is feudal Minister can offer.
Given the connection of players and particularly the spinners in the current Test series in Sri Lanka, it is believed that selectors can give some relief to Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja separately from this, fast bowler Mohammad Shami can also be rested in limited overs.
Captain Virat Does not Want to Rest From India vs Sri Lanka ODI Series
Indian captain Virat Kohli on Friday made it clear that he has no problem playing against the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka. It is being speculated that charge the long session in mind, they can be rested. When asked about team selection from Kohli, he said, ‘Who said that I am not playing’. I do not know who extend this thing, but I have no problem in playing.
Kohli said, the team management and selectors will meet soon to talk about the selection and surely there are some strategy and combinations in our mind, which we want to talk about. Being a Captain I know what to talk about in the committee.
Ashwin – Jadeja Can Get Rest?
Looking at the work load of the spinners in the present Test series against Sri Lanka, the Indian team management and selectors can give Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja rest for the ODI and T20 series starting August 20. It is probable that the fast bowler Mohammad Shami will also be rested from the ODI series because his work is being monitored.
Jadeja and Ashwin need rest, Jadeja and Ashwin have so far probable to score 108.2 and 108.3, and have taken 13 and 11 wickets. While Jadeja has been suspended from the third Test match, Ashwin will lead the attack and therefore more than 150 overs can be added to his name in the series. Spinners like Yuvraj Chahal, Akshar Patel and Krishnal Pandya can be selected in the team while the limited overs boycott specialist Jaspreet Bumrah has a selection.
According to sources, Raina’s style of salutation can have a great result in the 2019 World Cup for the Indian team. According to him, the series is very low in limited overs series, so it is necessary to feed Raina. Right-arm Suresh Raina can prove to be a key player in the 2019 World Cup. Currently Mahendra Singh Dhoni has posted a picture of himself with Raina on social media along with Kedar Jadhav along with him. This photo has been posted during preparations made before the one-day series. It clearly shows that left-handed Raina can be sent to Sri Lanka. It is worth mentioning that Suresh Raina last time.