Before the USA match, Dhoni spoke to Agarkar, got Rituraj Gaikwad a chance in Team India, will replace this batsman

Ruturaj Gaikwad : Team India has to play its next match in the T20 World Cup 2024 against America on 12 June at the New York ground. Apart from Rohit Sharma and Rishabh Pant, no Indian batsman has been able to perform well in the first two matches played at the New York ground. Due to which questions are being raised on the Indian batsmen selected by the Indian Chief Selector.

Meanwhile, former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MS Dhoni) has spoken to Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar. After which such reports are coming out in the media that the selection committee may decide to include the current captain of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) Ruturaj Gaikwad in the squad during the World Cup.

Rituraj Gaikwad may get a chance in the World Cup squad

Ruturaj Gaikwad

The performance of Indian batsmen has been very ordinary in the T20 World Cup 2024. Especially the players batting in the middle order have not done anything special with the bat in this World Cup edition so far. In such a situation, Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar can include young batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad as a replacement in the squad selected for the T20 World Cup 2024.

Can get a chance in place of Suryakumar Yadav

The T20 World Cup 2024 edition has been very ordinary for Surya Kumar Yadav, the world’s number 1 batsman in the T20 format. Surya Kumar Yadav has scored 9 runs so far in 2 matches played in the T20 World Cup. In such a situation, the selection committee can exclude Surya Kumar Yadav from the team squad selected for the T20 World Cup 2024 and give Ruturaj Gaikwad a chance in his place.

Gaikwad’s figures are excellent in T20 International

27-year-old young batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad has played 19 matches in the T20 format for Team India so far. In these 19 matches, Ruturaj Gaikwad has scored 500 runs while batting at an average of 35.71 and a strike rate of over 140. During this, Ruturaj Gaikwad has played 3 half-centuries and 1 century innings for Team India.

Because of which the selection committee can decide to include Ruturaj Gaikwad in the World Cup squad as a middle order option.

Also read: Before the India-USA match, the team suffered a big blow; the trophy-winning bowler got badly injured and was ruled out of the entire tournament

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