Despite scoring a double century, Ishan Kishan is out, Rohit Sharma’s big decision
Ishan Kishan played an innings of 210 runs against Bangladesh but will not play the first match of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma said – Shubman will give Gill a chance.
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Captain of Team India Rohit Sharma In a big and surprising decision, Ishaan decided to leave Kishan out of the playing XI. Rohit Sharma confirmed this in a press conference ahead of Guwahati ODI. Rohit Sharma said that it is unfortunate to keep Ishan Kishan out but he wants to give full and fair chance to Shubman Gill. Let us tell you that Ishan Kishan played in his last match. He scored a double century. Kishan played a stormy innings of 210 runs against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Kishan hit 10 sixes and 24 fours in that innings and became the fastest player to score a double century.
Rohit Sharma talks about giving Shubman Gill a chance to open with him. We tell you that Gill had a great performance in the ODI format. Last year, Gill scored 638 runs at an average of 70.88 in 12 matches, including a century and 4 half-centuries.
Experienced players are returning to the team
Major players of Team India will be seen in the playing eleven in the ODI series. Virat Kohli is back. Rohit Sharma also returned to the team after recovering from injury. KL Rahul is also going to get a chance in the XI. This is why players like Ishan Kishan are out of the team despite being in good form.
KL Rahul will keep?
Please say that if Rohit Sharma decides not to give Ishan Kishan a place in the playing eleven, it means that KL Rahul will take over the keeper in the first ODI. Please say that KL Rahul tour of Bangladesh proved a flop. This player’s last 6 innings have gone without a half-century.
Why is Bumrah out?
Rohit Sharma also gave a major update on Jasprit Bumrah’s omission from the ODI squad. Rohit Sharma said Jasprit Bumrah was feeling stiff while bowling at the NCA, so he has been rested as a precautionary measure. We tell you that Bumrah was included in the team on January 3 itself, but just 6 days later, now he has been dropped from the team again.