‘I would love to see…’: Matthew Hayden picks India squad for World Cup | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: In a daring transfer, former Australian opener Matthew Hayden reshaped the Indian squad for the upcoming World Cup 2023, making important choices. Hayden launched wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson into the squad whereas concurrently sidelining Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.
Speaking to Star Sports activities, Hayden stated, “The job which he hates essentially the most is deciding on any squad for the event. Within the Indian context, I might like to see Sanju Samson within the squad. Additionally India wants extra all-rounders than batters so Axar Patel will likely be a better option than Tilak Verma.”
The Indian squad for the Asia Cup 2023 was introduced on August 21 with some stunning names in it. Essentially the most anticipated was one of many exclusions of wizard spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.

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KL Rahul not being utterly match bought chosen within the squad. The choice to choose Kuldeep over Chahal was influenced by eyeing the crew steadiness. Axar performing nicely each with the bat and ball will present extra depth to the batting. Kuldeep’s efficiency in previous years has been actually spectacular, within the final 9 ODI matches he took 18 wickets.
Samson will journey as a backup participant within the Asia Cup. He’s a possible alternative for KL Rahul who is totally recovering from niggle harm.
The wicket-keeper batter carried out extraordinarily nicely in final 12 months’s IPL season and towards Eire, however nonetheless didn’t make it to the squad.
The 15-member Indian squad picked by Hayden follows: Rohit Sharma (C), Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan and Axar Patel.
(With IANS Inputs)

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