KL Rahul Devang Gandhi figures that Shikhar Dhawan isn’t India’s best option opener any longer in the T20 design. The veteran accepts that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul would be the initial accomplices in the forthcoming T20I arrangement against England, beginning March 12 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Nonetheless, the 49-year-old Gandhi, who played four Tests and three ODIs for India from 1999 to 2000, feels that Dhawan is probably going to be in the stores in the event that a physical issue concern springs up in India’s batting division. Shikhar has left dispute from the Test group also.
Shikhar Dhawan will be the save opener: Ex India selector
KL Rahul and Rohit are your initial pair in T20s going into the World T20. Shikhar will be the hold opener and should hang tight for his turn. Possibly during the ODIs, he can be given an opportunity if the ODIs are additionally treated as an expansion of T20 arrangement,” Gandhi was cited as saying by The Times of India (TOI).
KL Rahul and Rohit h ave thrived for India in the T20 design over the most recent a year or thereabouts. The pair was likewise in astounding structure during their stretches in the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL). Indeed, even as Rahul finished as the Orange Cap holder, playing for Punjab Kings, Rohit’s Mumbai Indians turned into the IPL champions for the fifth time.
Gandhi additionally commended Suryakumar Yadav, who got his lady call-up during the T20Is against England. Surya likewise assumed a critical part in MI’s title-winning effort in 2020. Gandhi feels that Yadav ought to be given sufficient possibilities if the last is being taken a gander at for the T20 World Cup not long from now.
“Surya has had colossal accomplishment for Mumbai Indians in the IPL batting at that specific space. In the event that you are seeing him going into the World T20, give him whatever number games as could be allowed ahead of the pack up. He ought to likewise be kept in the ODI crew,” he expressed.
Gandhi was likewise of the assessment that Yadav could be opened at number five in the Indian batting arrangement with Rishabh Pant situated at number four. Surya has likewise been a sturdy for Mumbai in homegrown cricket.