Ajit Agarkar, the legend from India’s T20 World Cup winning team from 2007. On Tuesday said that the board should not roll out any superfluous improvements in the team for the forthcoming World Cup.
The competition, which starts in next 11 days, was planned to be held in India. Till the Covid-19 circumstance in the nation constrained coordinators to move it to the United Arab Emirates and Oman.
The absence of form in the second leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 World Cup-bound Indian players like Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Hardik Pandya has caused a commotion.
Disposed wrist-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s exhibition with the ball in the IPL 2021 has been attractive. Many accepted that he should be in the World Cup T20 team.
Talking on Star Sports show Cricket Connected. Former team India pacer Ajit Agarkar shares his perspectives on why the administration ought not roll out changes. To Team India’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup squad.
AGARKAR HAS HIS SAY:
“In my opinion, once you have picked the squad for World Cup. Barring injury I don’t think you should make any changes,” said Agarkar.
“Yes, there are guys at the moment who are not in their great form, but it only takes one innings whether it’s bowling or batting – to change that form around, and that could still happen before the end of the IPL.”
“So, if you think that’s the best 15 you’ve picked going to the World Cup, my personal opinion, I would stick with it, because you gotta show faith in people even when things are not looking so good, because things can turn around very quickly,” he added.
India play their first match against Pakistan on 24th October.