After the historic triumph in Australia and New Zealand, the Indian selectors now would like to try some new faces in an attempt to test the strength of the bench before the World Cup. Therefore, in the next ODI series against Australia, some top players could rest and give opportunities to other players.
Here we take a look at three players who could rest after the rather tight schedule in Australia and New Zealand. With the next IPL, the selectors will also be interested in monitoring the workload of different players.
The first party of India has been a constant element in the top of the order for India and has even intervened as the substitute patron in the absence of Virat Kohli. He has appeared in almost all limited series in the recent past and could rest for the next series.
Kl Rahul, who has found form in the A series against England, and can be given another shot at the top of the order.
After having rested on the limited stretch in Australia and New Zealand, Jasprit Bumrah could be back and this would make the selectors rest in Bhuvneshwar Kumar. In addition, with the next IPL, your workload will be a concern for the administration.
This could give an opportunity to the other sealers who have been with the team in Mohammed Siraj and Siddarth Kaul to claim the World Cup quota.
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The tiny leg spinner has been a vital gear in the ODI machinery of India for quite some time and was the preferred choice in the T20I, ahead of Kuldeep Yadav. Selectors would like to give you a break and try some other spin options.
This could provide a longer rope to Ravindra Jadeja for the off-roader’s place.