Board sources said Ajinkya Rahane, Lokesh Rahul, Ambati Rayudu and Shreyas Aiyar main contenders
Kohli had said that the IPL's performance in the team selection for the World Cup will not be counted.
new Delhi. Virat Kohli said after the ODI series against Australia last week that the IPL performance will not be evaluated in the selection of the World Cup. However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not have a coincidence. He believes that the first 25-30 days of the IPL will be crucial for choosing the World Cup team India. For four places, four players – Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Ambati Rayudu and Lokesh Rahul – are the contenders. One of these will get the World Cup ticket.
Ryudu scored 33 runs in three matches against Australia
Team India is upset about the number four batsman. Many players including Ambati Rayudu, Lokesh Rahul and Rishabh Pant were tried on this sequence, but they could not confirm their position. Raidu scored 33 runs in 3 matches against Australia, Rahul scored 26 and Pant made 52 in two matches.
The team for the World Cup may be selected in the third week of April. Rahul, Ajinkya Rahane and Shreyas Iyer are the main contenders with Raidu for the fourth position. Their performance in the IPL will be watched by everyone. Rahane had said two days earlier that he would like to get better performance and get the World Cup ticket.
An official of the BCCI said, "Recent performances mean the runs made by the players in the first month of the IPL's 12th edition. When MSK Prasad and his team are going to choose the team for the World Cup, it will be kept in mind."
According to team management sources, "Four batsmen are mainly fit for the fourth position, whose performance will be the best in the initial 20-25 days of IPL, it can be included in 15 World Cup players. is."
Rahane, Rahul and Iyer together played less matches than Raidu in 2018