Site icon TechiAzi

“In These Tournaments, You Need To…”: Former Captain On India’s Experimentations In Asia Cup | Cricket News

File photo of Indian cricket team© AFP

In an attempt to find their strongest playing XI for the upcoming T20 World Cup, Team India have tried out different compositions at the ongoing Asia Cup. So far, the Indian team management has tried different players, which hasn’t really helped their case. After securing a safe passage from the Group stage, India failed to qualify for the final after defeats to Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the Super 4 stage. Speaking on India’s chop-and-change policy, former India selector Dilip Vengsarkar feels that multi-team events like the Asia Cup is not a ground for experimentations.

“The team is going ahead with their experiments. They picked Dinesh Karthik, but they haven’t played him, and then they played Ravichandran Ashwin for the first time yesterday (Tuesday) against Sri Lanka. Obviously, the team management wants to give all the players a chance as they are trying to find their best XI for next month’s World Cup. But then this event is also very important. The Asia Cup is a very big tournament,” Vengsarkar told Khaleej Times.

“Winning matches in a tournament like this is very important for the morale of the team. Also, I think it’s important to have the winning combination. As I said, the Asia Cup is a very big event. You can experiment maybe in a bilateral series, but the Asia Cup and the World Cup, these are major tournaments. In these tournaments, you need to win, that’s very important,” he added.

India will play Pakistan in their opening match of the T20 World Cup on October 23 at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Promoted

Prior to that, India will play three T20Is against Australia and South Africa at home.

India and South Africa will also play three ODIs after the conclusion of the T20Is.

Topics mentioned in this article

Stay connected with us on social media platform for instant update click here to join our  Twitter, & Facebook

We are now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@TechiUpdate) and stay updated with the latest Technology headlines.

For all the latest Sports News Click Here 

 For the latest news and updates, follow us on Google News

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechAzi is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – abuse@techiazi.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.