Shikhar Dhawan to guide India at Asian Video games 2023

Shikhar Dhawan prone to lead the Indian cricket crew at Asian Video games 2023 and VVS Laxman to be the coach, ANI quoted Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) sources as saying. Throughout Rohit Sharma’s absence final 12 months, it was Shikhar Dhawan – fondly referred to as as Gabbar Singh – who assumed the captaincy duties for the crew.

“Good considering. Perhaps we will discover our again up gamers for the WC in order that we will finalise our squad of 15-16. Good alternative for guys to make a case for themselves to be in that WC squad. However is it proper to play a match simply earlier than WC with out your coach & captain??” mentioned one Twitter consumer.

“Shikhar Dhawan deserves to open in World Cup too!! Has all the time performed nicely in massive tournaments!” mentioned one other.

“Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma ought to open on the earth cup. They’re the perfect opening pair,” tweeted one other consumer.

China is ready to host the nineteenth version of the Asian Video games, marking its third time because the host nation. The capital metropolis of Beijing beforehand hosted the Video games in 1990, whereas Guangzhou, one other outstanding Chinese language metropolis, had the distinction of internet hosting the celebrated occasion in 2010. 

The BCCI Apex Council Assembly, scheduled for July 7, will handle the matter of India’s involvement within the Asian Video games 2023. Regardless of reservations, the BCCI has agreed to ship each the lads’s and girls’s groups to Hangzhou, China. 

Nevertheless, a battle arises because the quadrennial occasion coincides with each the Asia Cup 2023 and the World Cup 2023, that are being hosted by India. Given the present circumstances, it seems unlikely that any of the outstanding World Cup stars will take part within the match.

If the BCCI decides to subject a youthful aspect, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Yashasvi Jaiswal are potential candidates for captaincy if they don’t safe a spot within the World Cup squad. The remaining members of the crew, as per InsideSport, are prone to be comprised principally of gamers beneath the age of 23 and people who have showcased their abilities within the Indian Premier League (IPL). 

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Up to date: 30 Jun 2023, 03:00 PM IST