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Former Indian Coach Ravi Shastri comes up with a Huge Statement over selection done in the Indian Squad during 2019 World Cup


Former Indian head coach and Indian Cricketer Ravi Shastri has transparently admitted that the crew chosen for the 2019 World Cup was absolutely ‘unsuitable’. The head coach was in a real sense shocked by the choice to pick 3 wicket keepers.

In any case, simultaneously, the previous lead trainer kept up with that he never meddled with determination related issues. The job of the lead trainer is to rescue the best once again from players.

Prior, India’s crew determination for the 2019 World Cup mixed a gigantic shock in the Indian cricket organisation. The fans and previous cricketers took to Twitter and suddenly erupted at the choice council’s choice.

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The greatest astonishment was the point at which the then MSK Prasad-drove board of trustees passed up picking the expert player Ambati Rayudu. Truth be told, the right-gave batsman demonstrated his value as the No.4 batsman.

He kept a batting normal of near 50 however was as yet ignored by the selectors. Notwithstanding, Vijay Shankar was given the gesture. The previous boss selector MSK Prasad said the board picked Vijay Shankar since he is a three-dimensional player.

Indeed, even the former Indian white-ball skipper Virat Kohli straightforwardly said in the development to the ICC 2019 World Cup that he would be the Indian group’s no.4 hitter. Ravi Shastri was approached to offer his viewpoint in odd group determination.

In the meantime, the previous Indian cricketer Shastri said either Ambati Rayudu or Shreyas Iyer ought to have been in the Indian cricket crew rather than three wicket keepers.

Former Indian Coach Ravi Shastri told Times of India in a meeting- I had no say in that (team selection). But I wasn’t okay with three wicket keepers being picked for the World Cup. Either Ambati or Shreyas could’ve come in. 

“What was the logic in having MS Dhoni, Rishabh [Pant] and Dinesh [Karthik] all together?” The former head coach further added: “But I never interfered with the selectors’ work, except when I was asked for feedback or as part of a general discussion.”

Then again, Indian pace bowlers took their hostility to a higher level under Ravi Shastri’s tutelage. Jasprit Bumrah bowled all around well on a predictable premise. As it should be, India profited from his experience.

“Cape Town was on my mind almost two months before we had landed there. Me and (Bharat) Arun were at a function in Kolkata during Durga Puja when I called Jasprit. It was September 2017, and I told him to be ‘ready’ for SA. That guy couldn’t believe – all he said was ‘playing Test cricket is my dream’.”stated by Shastri.

“The spell he bowled in the second innings at Cape Town – that’s just what we had expected him to do. And that was just the start. He’s a quick learner and has a good attitude. The only other bowler in India who took the same amount of time to declare himself to the world – that here’s a great – was Kapil Dev,” 



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