Hardik Pandya Fitness: The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in Oman and the UAE from October 17. Recently, BCCI had announced Team India for the World Cup. According to cricket legends, this time India is a strong contender to win the World Cup. Less than a month is left for the tournament to begin, but the fitness of the team’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya remains a problem. However, Chetan Sharma, chairman of the selection committee, had said that Pandya is fully fit and he will bowl full four overs apart from batting in the World Cup.
Pandya did not play in the first two matches, has not yet bowled in IPL
Hardik Pandya did not play the first two matches of the second phase of IPL due to fitness. After this, on Sunday, he got a chance to play against the Royal Challengers, but he did not bowl. Even in the match against Punjab Kings on Tuesday, Hardik did not bowl. After this, questions have been raised once again on his fitness. Former player Saba Karim said that if she is not fully fit then why was she included in the T20 World Cup squad?
Can Hardik Pandya be dropped from the World Cup squad?
According to some reports, all-rounder Hardik Pandya may be thrown out of the world less team due to his fitness. All teams have time till October 10 to change their team. In such a situation, if Hardik Pandya is unable to bowl, then the management may consider bringing in Shardul Thakur or Shreyas Iyer. At present, Thakur and Iyer have been included in the reserve. However, it will be difficult for BCCI to do so. His fitness is being monitored. With time the picture will become clear.
15 member Indian team for T20 World Cup
Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma (vice captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakraborty, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami.
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