Kapil said that the batting order was no longer in the T20 era.
He said – Expected to reach India, Australia and England in semi-finals
Sports desk The Indian cricket team is battling the fourth position in the batting order between World Cup preparations. In this way, 1983 World Cup winners and former Indian captain Kapil Dev gave a suggestion. He said that allrounder Vijay Shankar is a good choice for batting at number four in the Indian team. However, opener KL Rahul is also capable of batting at this number.
'Level of cricket has changed a lot in 10 years'
Kapil said that the batting order is no longer permanent during the T20 era. Any batsman can be sent to any number. The level of cricket has changed a lot in the last 10 years. It is now difficult to say which is a good opener and who can bat well on number 4.
Kapil said that in this round of T20, anyone can be given this mentality that he can bat at any number. Remember, on World Cup 2011, when MS Dhoni came to bat against Yuvraj Singh in front of Sri Lanka in the Mumbai final match. Then Dhoni made a significant change in batting for India's victory.
On the question of World Cup claimant team, Kapil Dev said that all the teams are playing well. India, Australia and England are more expected to reach the semi-finals. Apart from these, the fourth team can be one of New Zealand, Pakistan and the West Indies.
Compared to Hardik Pandya's Kapil Dev, the press conference was asked if Hardik Pandya is the second Kapil. In response, Kapil said, 'They should not pressurize them. They should play their natural game by becoming free mind. I do not like it that anyone should be compared to anyone. '
The ICC World Cup is to be held in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. India have to play their first World Cup match in South Africa on June 5. According to the rules of the ICC, the teams are allowed to make changes to their 15-member squad by May 23.
The 15-member World Cup team comprising Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuswendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Mohammed Shami