Legendary Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad has acknowledged Ravindra Jadeja‘s miss from the ICC T20 World Cup is deplorable however India’s squad appears to be like actually balanced for the marquee match. The dynamic all-rounder will miss out owing to an harm.
The tempo legend additionally felt that there’s a lot of variation within the present bowling assault however added he would have preferred to see skilled pacer Mohammed Shami within the squad, who’s presently one of many standby gamers.
Venkatesh Prasad laments Mohammed Shami’s absence from the primary squad
Pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel are making their return to the aspect for the World Cup and for Australia and South Africa dwelling collection. However, Mohammed Shami and Deepak Chahar have been included within the squad for T20 World Cup as standby gamers and in addition characteristic in squads for the 2 dwelling collection.
“It’s a balanced squad, actually good one. It has superb batters and all-rounders. Jadeja has missed out however would have added extra worth. Bowling appears to be like superb. There are quite a lot of variations. They’ve introduced Arshdeep Singh as a left-arm seamer, he brings a unique angle. There’s skilled Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar. I’d have cherished to see Shami although,” mentioned Prasad in an unique interview with ANI.
Gamers have been chosen solely based mostly on their performances within the home and worldwide circuit
Prasad additionally mentioned that selectors have gone with tried and examined gamers who’ve carried out nicely in home and worldwide cricket and in IPL, and due weightage has been given to performances.
“There’s expertise, steadiness. There’s T20 worldwide expertise, T20 expertise as nicely. The final time we received in T20 World Cup 2007, we had no expertise. However in comparison with that, the current gamers have quite a lot of expertise underneath their belt and I’m hopeful that they may carry out nicely. There’s a excessive stage of talent,” he added.
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