Is Rohit Sharma in T20 World Cup? Comment of Jay Shah

Since the 2022 T20 World Cup semi-final Rohit Sharma has not been seen in Indian Squad in T20 format Cricket. Hardik Pandya has been a regular T20 skipper in the Indian cricket team. Though there have been reports that Rohit will be leading the Indian team in next year’s T20 World Cup. But BCCI secretary Jay Shah didn’t want to make any comments on that. He said for that decision Indian Team have plenty time.

Jay Shah said, “What is the need to have clarity right now? It (T20 World Cup) is starting in June. We have the IPL before that and also the series against Afghanistan.” He also said, “We will launch the new National Cricket Academy in Bangalore and the new academies in Northeast and Jammu & Kashmir at the same time in mid-August. The work on Jammu and Kashmir academy has started.” Currently the National Cricket Academy (NCA) is functional at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The new NCA is constructed at BCCI’s own property.

“We will have to increase the amount of interest in the public for the pink-ball Test. If you recall the Test ended in 2-3 days. Everyone wants to watch a Test match lasting 4-5 days.” “Once they get more used to it we will do more pink-ball Tests. Last time it was done in Australia, no one has done it since then. We were in talks with England, but we will do it gradually”, Shah added.

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