Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Rahul Dravid called for a meeting by the BCCI

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BCCI Meeting with players

According to BCCI, decisions would be made after hearing their viewpoints

BCCI Meeting with players: India after suffering a shocking defeat in the semi-final game against England, BCCI has a few points to discuss regarding the future of the Indian cricket Team. BCCI is set to listen to the views of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Rahul Dravid.

After Team India returns from Australia, BCCI will hold a meeting before making any choices regarding the T20 side.

BCCI’s Statement

A BCCI official said in a statement that “We’ll organize a meeting to talk about a plan for our T20 team.” We wish to avoid making rash decisions. Let the players and team management explain their perspectives first the board will determine how to proceed thereafter.

They further added by saying “We are not concerned about the individuals. They are capable to take their own calls. We are concerned about Indian cricket, team India. What happened against England and what has been happening in knockouts should stop. All our decision-making will be done keeping this thing in mind on how to end this knockout rot.”

Reports on Selection Committee

According to numerous sources, the board is reportedly dissatisfied with the performance of the selection committee. So the board may reassess their choice in order to have a clear understanding of future activities. The average age of the Indian World Cup side, which was 30.6 years. This makes team India one of the tournament’s oldest teams.

Next T20 World Cup

West Indies and United States will host the upcoming T20 World Cup in 2024. Players like Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dinesh Karthik, and Rohit Sharma might not stick around for the shortest format. This enables the BCCI to develop some fresh talent for the T20 format while the seniors focus on getting ready for the ODI World Cup in 2023.

Players who might have played their last T20 World Cup

  1. Virat Kohli (33), Bhuvaneshwar Kumar (32), Mohammed Shami (35) and other players could be fazed as well.
  2. Rohit Sharma is 35 years and maybe this was his last T20 World Cup.
  3. Dinesh Karthik, an Indian wicketkeeper-batsman, was the oldest player at 37 and undoubtedly played his final international game.
  4. Another person who is unlikely to join the T20 team is R Ashwin.
  5. The Indian team at the T20 World Cup was one of the oldest in the competition with an average age of 30.6.

India’s Next Series?

In the next three-match T20I series against New Zealand, Hardik Pandya will act as the team’s captain. In order to keep the senior players focused on the longer game formats, the board may be eager to develop Hardik or Rishabh Pant for leadership roles in the shorter format.

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