Why should Virat Kohli open? The former selector gave the most accurate reason behind this

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Although Team India head coach Rahul Dravid has not made it clear who will open with Rohit Sharma in the first match of T20 World Cup 2024 against Ireland, but the statements of former cricketer and cricket expert are coming out and he wants Virat Kohli. With Rohit Sharma to open the innings. The list also includes the name of former selector Sarandeep Singh, who advocated Virat Kohli to open in the T20 World Cup. Yashaswi Jaiswal is also part of the team as an opener.

The Indian team is the favorite of the tournament, but there is still tension in the team regarding the opening. The team management has not revealed its cards, but looking at the IPL 2024 performance, the picture of Virat Kohli’s opening is clear. He has scored 741 runs in 15 matches as an opener this season. His strike rate was also strong. At the same time, Rohit Sharma and Yashaswi Jaiswal did not have a good season. Rohit still scored runs in a few matches, but Yashaswi’s bat remained quiet. He did not even play in the practice match.

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While talking to ANI, Sarandeep Singh, who is a member of the selectors’ committee, said, “I have been saying for a long time that Virat Kohli should open with Rohit Sharma, because Yashaswi is not in his best form right now. So, when Yashaswi is not in form, you have to Shouldn’t hesitate to play the right-left combination, as he can play the anchor role and he can bat well in the first six overs.”

Sarandeep further talked about his playing XI saying, “Virat can open and Suryakumar Yadav can bat at the top order and then you can make way for Shivam Dubey who can bat at number four and number five but Rishabh Pant , Hardik Pandya is at no.” Six, Ravindra Jadeja at number nine, you can play Jasprit Bumrah, who is a certain player and then Arshdeep Singh is a left-arm fast bowler who can swing well and bowl wicket-taking balls to make an ideal playing eleven. So, you Can include a fast bowler or maybe Akshar Patel.”

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