Will Ravichandran play in IND vs SL? Rohit Sharma gives BIG hint


Before the match, Indian skipper Rohit sharman gave a major update on Ravichandran being included in the XI for Thursday’s match.

Team India will be aiming for their 7th consecutive win when they face Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai in IND vs SL Cricket World Cup match on Thursday. Indian skipper Rohit sharma gave a major update ahead of the match on whether Team India veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin would get a chance to play in the game.

“Any combination is possible.” You can still play with two seamers and three spinners, if needed. Rohit Sharma said at the pre-match media conference.

Rohit was asked if Hardik Pandya would be needed in the Playing XI in order to play three spinners. The Indian captain responded that he would keep his options open and not rule out playing three spinners for IND vs SL.

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“In this World Cup we’ve seen spinners stop that run flow during the middle overs.” I am keeping my options wide open to play three or four spinners at this stage, whether or not we have Hardik. Rohit said.

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Rohit responded that the team may rest some players because they are close to the World Cup semi-finals. “I think they’re in great rhythm right now.” They don’t rest. The body is fine. Here’s the feedback from all the bowlers. So, they’re happy to play games.”

The 36-yearold also provided an update on Hardik’s recovery, and confirmed that the Indian All-Rounder is not available for the game on Thursday.

“Right now, the player is not available to play in tomorrow’s match. It is a condition that we must monitor daily to see how much he has recovered. We are monitoring the situation daily. We’re hoping to see him soon. This is all I can tell you for now.Rohit said.

The Men in Blue lead the table currently with six wins in six matches. If they win the IND vs SL game, they will be the first team in this tournament to qualify for final four.

India squad for Cricket World Cup in 2023

Batters: Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav

WKs: Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul

Seam all-rounders: Hardik Pandya (VC), Shardul Thakur

Spin all-rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

Seamers: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammed Siraj

Spinner: Kuldeep Y.

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