Rahane, Pant, Vijay Shankar in World Cup Contention: Chief SelectorCricket

February 11, 2019 11:12
Rahane, Pant, Vijay Shankar in World Cup Contention: Chief Selector

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Indian Cricket Team’s chairman of selectors MSK Prasad said that Ajinkya Rahane, Rishab Pant, Vijay Shankar all are in a contention for world Cup Berth.

In a Interview to ESPNcricinfo, Prasad talked about Rishabh Pant, said that “ Undoubtedly he is in contention and he is a healthy headache. The progression of Rishabh in the last one year is phenomenal across the formats. What we actually felt is he needs a bit of maturity now, gain more experience. That is reason we have included him in India A series wherever possible.”

On new allrounder Vijay shankar, Prasad said that, “In whatever opportunities he has got, Vijay Shankar has shown the skillsets required at this level. We have been grooming him through India A tours in the last two years. But we will have to see where he can fit in the dynamics of this team.”

He talked about senior Player Ajinkya Rahane, said that “In domestic cricket he has been in form, He is very much in contention for the World Cup.”

The 2019 cricket World cup is going to be held from May 30 to July 14 in England.

-Sai Kumar

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