The Indian team for the Asia Cup 2022 can be announced on August 8, the selection committee headed by Chief Selector Chetan Sharma will announce the team of at least 15 players, so that the picture of the Indian team for the T20 World Cup is almost clear. Will happen. Virat Kohli will make a comeback in the Asia Cup along with injury-stricken vice-captains KL Rahul and Deepak Chahar. Kohli had sought rest from the selectors for the West Indies tour.
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The Asia Cup is to be held in the UAE from August 27 to September 11 this year, before this T20 tournament was hosted by Sri Lanka, but this country, which is facing financial crisis, refused to host the Asia Cup, after which it was postponed. The tournament has been shifted to UAE.
Talking about the Indian players, KL Rahul was selected for the West Indies tour, but before taking off, this opener got hit by Kovid-19. After this it was expected that Rahul would get a place on the Zimbabwe tour, but he was not fit for this tour as well. Now Rahul will return only in Asia Cup. The return of Rahul will strengthen the Indian top order.
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KL Rahul has not played any international match since IPL 2022. In the absence of Rahul, Rohit Sharma has opened in the last few matches with players like Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant and Suryakumar Yadav.
A BCCI source told PTI on conditions of anonymity, “KL Rahul doesn’t need to prove anything. He is a class player. Whenever he plays T20, it always plays as a specialist opener and that will continue. Suryakumar and Rishabh are ready to play as specialist middle-order batsmen.”
On the other hand, if we talk about Deepak Chahar, he has been given a chance on the Zimbabwe tour and he will return to T20 cricket through the Asia Cup after playing three One Day Internationals.
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