File pic of Sunil Gavaskar.© AFP
As India put together for the 2022 T20 World Cup, they’re spoilt for alternative in most departments, with a number of skilled gamers in good kind and newcomers additionally knocking on the doorways with their performances within the Indian Premier League (IPL). Nonetheless, one participant who appears to have been placed on the backburner is veteran opener,. The left-hander, who final performed a T20 Worldwide (T20I) in June final yr towards Sri Lanka, wasn’t a part of the 2021 T20 World Cup and has not been picked for the just lately concluded 5-match sequence towards South Africa or the two-match sequence towards Eire arising later this month.
Whereas Dhawan has been constantly impressing within the IPL, having upped his strike-rate as properly in the previous couple of years, he has seen the likes ofand transfer above him within the pecking order amongst openers, with Rohit Sharma and nonetheless the primary alternative pair.
Legendary batterstated that the truth that Dhawan was ignored by the selectors for the sequence towards South Africa and Eire implies that he’s not within the combine for a spot when India choose their T20 World Cup squad.
“No, I do not see that. If it needed to pop up it could have been on this squad,” Gavaskar instructed host broadcaster Star Sports activities when requested if he sees Dhawan’s identify in dialogue for the 2022 T20 World Cup.
“As a result of a variety of the fellows have gone to England. It might have been on this squad. If he isn’t on this squad, I do not see his identify within the combine,” Gavaskar stated.
The 2022 T20 World Cup is about to be held in Australia in October-November.
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