‘Happy for Ajinkya Rahane, but what about…’: Akash Chopra questions BCCI over selections
Ajinkya Rahane's selection has created a furor over the internet with users of social media expressing mixed reactions to the BCCI's decision
Ajinkya Rahane's recall to the Indian team for the finals of the World Test Championship (WTC) in June has created a furor over the internet with users of social media expressing mixed reactions to the BCCI's decision. While some are happy and are congratulating the batter, others are skeptical about the choice and are also questioning leaving out some emerging players from the squad.
Suryakumar Yadav was selected for the Border Gavaskar Test series against Australia and played one match. The player scored 8 runs and 20 balls and couldn't display his explosive skills during the Test match.
The squad dynamics changed with the injury of two crucial players of the Indian team- Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer. Now, it is not news that Suryakumar Yadav has not yet shown his magic in the ODI and Test format of cricket, and currently in middle orders, KS Bharat and KL Rahul are already there.
BCCI decided to go for Ajinkya Rahane as a safe option, a player with more experience in Test matches. Ajinkya Rahane's record during the previous Ranji Trophy has been decent and the player made 634 runs from 7 matches at an average of 57.82. He scored two centuries and converted one to a double-century during the tournament.
Indian Squad for World Test Championship final:
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, Srikar Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat.
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