Former India player, Harbhajan Singh has recently stated that Rajasthan Royals’ batter, Yashasvi Jaiswal is a better player currently.
This year in the IPL, many young talents have showcased some brilliant performances and are heavily knocking on the door for selection in the T20I team.
These players include Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rinku Singh, and Tushar Deshpande who have been rocking this IPL.
Meanwhile, Harbhajan while replying to a fan’s query on whether Jaiswal should replace Rohit Sharma in T20Is, said,
If we compare current form, and if we want to shift our focus towards youth, then Yashasvi (Jaiswal) is better than many. After the T20 World Cup defeat in Dubai (UAE) then plenty was discussed about forming a young unit for the format. Guys like Yashasvi, Rinku Singh, and Shubman Gill under Hardik Pandya should be a new team altogether.
Moreover, Harbhajan has also stated that Jaiswal should be Gill’s opening partner while Pandya should skipper the T20I side.
Hardik Pandya should be captain and Yashasvi opens the innings with Shubman Gill. These guys are filled with potential.
In this IPL, Jaiswal has scored 625 runs in 14 games with an average of 48.07 and a strike rate of 163.61.
Moreover, he also has five half-centuries and a ton to his name this season.
Furthermore, he also has the fastest fifty of the tournament by getting there in just 13 balls.
Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma has scored only 313 runs in 14 games this season with an average of 22.35 and a strike rate of 134.33.
Will BCCI remove Kohli and Rohit completely from T20Is?
On the other hand, after India’s disastrous campaigns in the 2021 and 2022 T20 World Cups, the BCCI is currently making a new roadmap.
It is thinking of removing Kohli and Rohit Sharma completely from the T20I setup.
Furthermore, the BCCI is also deciding to make Hardik Pandya the captain along with a completely new unit.
Additionally, both senior pros haven’t been part of the Indian T20I side and last played in the semi-final against England.
Therefore, the preparations for the 2024 T20 World Cup are being done in full swing by the board.
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