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Rohit Sharma Discusses T20 World Cup Selection: Challenge of Satisfying Everyone in IND vs AFG, 3rd T20I

Rohit Sharma Discusses T20 World Cup Selection: Challenge of Satisfying Everyone in IND vs AFG, 3rd T20I - The Hard News Daily

Rohit Sharma, captain of the Indian national cricket team, spoke publicly about the 2024 Twenty20 World Cup roster, stating that he cannot satisfy everyone. In the second Super Over played at Bengaluru’s M Chinnaswamy Stadium, India prevailed over Afghanistan.

India won the three-match Twenty20 International series 3-0, despite a scare in Bengaluru from Afghanistan. As India won the match, Rohit stole the show with a record-breaking fifth Twenty20 International century and crucial contributions in both Super Overs.

Rohit discussed the team selection process for the forthcoming Twenty20 World Cup in an interview with Jio Cinema that he gave after their victory. He and head coach Rahul Dravid work to keep everyone on the same page when it comes to selection. India will play their opening match of the 2024 Twenty20 World Cup in the United States and the West Indies on June 5, against Ireland.

We still haven’t decided on the 15-man roster, but we have 8–10 people in mind. Accordingly, we shall formulate our combinations in light of the circumstances. The West Indies are known for their slow conditions, so we’ll need to select our team accordingly. Rahul Dravid and I have made an effort to keep things simple. Despite their efforts, we do our best to explain to them why they were chosen or not chosen, as Rohit phrased it.

In addition, he emphasized that he has learned as captain that he cannot satisfy everyone’s opinions while choosing selections, and he remains focused on the team’s objective. Group A of the 2024 Twenty20 World Cup will include Canada, Ireland, Pakistan, and the United States of America.

What I’ve learned as a captain is that you can’t make everyone happy. You can satisfy fifteen players. And of those, only eleven are content. Even the four players warming up on the bench have questions about their benching. “You can’t make everyone happy, and what matters is that everyone is focused on the team’s goal,” Rohit added.

India now has a perfect 6-0 record over Afghanistan in Twenty20 Internationals, thanks to this victory. With that out of the way, Rohit and company will turn their attention to the five-match Test series against England that starts on January 25.

 

 

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