Yuzvendra Chahal To Sanju Samson: Surprise Omissions From India's Cricket World Cup 2023 Squad, In PICS
In these collection of pictures we take a look at some of the surprise omissions from India's 15-member provisional squad for the Cricket World Cup 2023 in India next month. From Yuzvendra Chahal to Sanju Samson to Shikhar Dhawan.
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was a part of the Indian team in their recent tour to Caribbean in the five-match T20I series. His performance against the West Indies weren’t satisfying as the spinner managed to take only five wickets. Chahal has played just two ODIs in 2023. (Photo: ANI)
Rajasthan Royals skipper Sanju Samson name was also not included in World Cup squad. Samson averages more than 50 in the ODI format. His strike rate is also above 100. (Photo: ANI)
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was also ignored for the WC squad. To note, Ashwin was part of the Indian squad during the 2011 WC as he played a crucial role in India’s win over Australia during a knock-out match. (Photo: ANI)
Pacer Prasidh Krishna recently returned from injury as he represented India against Ireland in 20-over fixture. However, the right-arm pacer has not managed to impress the selectors to get his name on the World Cup list. (Photo: ANI)
Team India do not have any left-arm pacers in their World Cup 2023 squad. Arshdeep Singh who has been a consistent performer for India in the white-ball format has been shockingly left out of the Indian squad. (Photo: ANI)
Opener Shikhar Dhawan is a giant in ICC tournament. In the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, Dhawan scored 363 runs in 5 matches, in the 2015 World Cup, he scored 412 runs in 8 matches and in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, he had 338 runs in 5 matches. In the 2019 World Cup too, he scored a century against Australia before getting injured. (Photo: ANI)