Devang Gandhi: Former Indian cricket team selector Devang Gandhi says that in this short format of T20, opener batsman Shikhar Dhawan will not be the first choice opener batsman of Indian cricket team.
Devang Gandhi, a former player of the Indian cricket team, believes that Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul will enter the upcoming 5-match T20 series against the England cricket team.
The first match of the T20 series will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad from 12 March 2021.
Devang Gandhi has played 4 Tests and 3 ODIs for the Indian cricket team. The Times of India quoted him as saying, Shikhar Dhawan will be in the Indian cricket team as a reserve opener.
So that he can play cricket in the event of injury to the main batsmen. Let us tell you that Shikhar Dhawan has lost his place in the Test team of Indian cricket as well.
While talking with the Times of India, Devang Gandhi told that Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul will play cricket as an opener in T20 World Cup.
The same Shikhar Dhawan will have to wait for his turn. However it may be that he gets a chance in ODI cricket.
Lokesh Rahul and Rohit Sharma have emerged as a pair of performers in T20 format for India for the last one year.
The same young player Lokesh Rahul has also got Orange Cap in the 13th season of IPL in the year 2020.
While hit man Sharma has won 5 titles in IPL for his team Mumbai Indians. Devang Gandhi also praised Suryakumar Yadav, who has recently been selected in the team for T20 matches against England.
Talking about Suryakumar Yadav, he said that Suryakumar is a great success for Mumbai team. If you want to see Suryakumar in T20 World Cup or want to try it.
So during this time they will have to give a lot more chances to bat. He will also have to be given a place in ODI cricket.
Devang Gandhi said that Suryakumar Yadav can be given a chance to bat at number-5 in the Indian cricket team.
Suryakumar Yadav has also been a great player in domestic cricket for Mumbai.