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Rohit Sharma Raises Hand, Saves Ajit Agarkar From Awkward Choice Query. Watch

Indian cricket staff captain Rohit Sharma in press convention© AFP

The BCCI selectors opted for 4 spinners in India’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 however none of them had been right-arm off-spin choices. Whereas Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are wrist spinners, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja are each left-arm spinners. Throughout the press convention held on the BCCI headquarters on Thursday, skipper Rohit Sharma was requested about that exact alternative made by the selectors and his gesture in response left everybody in splits. When the reporter requested that there have been no off-spinners within the facet, Rohit gestured in direction of himself to say that he was an possibility.

Rohit has not bowled repeatedly for fairly a while however he took a hat-trick again in IPL 2009.

“We mentioned lots, sadly, Washy hasn’t performed lots these days. It was then between Ash and Axar. It was like that, we thought having 2 left arm spinners – ash hasn’t performed the format these days. Axar was in good type when he performed these 5 match towards Australia. He has been bowling properly and provides us that left handed possibility within the center if we need to do one thing totally different,” Rohit Sharma mentioned.

BCCI chief selector Ajit Agarkar additionally hinted at Rohit probably bowling off-spin.

“Hopefully, the captain can roll his arm over,” mentioned Agarkar.

Agarkar additionally opened up about selecting Hardik Pandya because the vice-captain for the World Cup.

“Nothing was mentioned on the subject of vice-captaincy. (About) type, you need all guys to be in good type. He has come after a longish 12 months off. The great half that now we have checked out is he has received via all of the video games thus far for MI,” Agarkar advised reporters when requested concerning the all-rounder’s choice and appointment as Rohit’s deputy.

“Now we have received one other month and just a little bit until the primary recreation. We all know he’s doing that and the hope is that he retains constructing on that type.

“So long as he stays match, we all know what he brings, how a lot stability he offers the staff. I do not suppose there’s a substitute for the issues that he can do as a cricketer in the mean time, particularly with regards to the way in which he bowls,” Agarkar added.

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