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IND vs AUS LIVE: Rohit Sharma still confused on who to pick between Karthik & Pant? Gavaskar says ‘play them both’: CHECK OUT


IND vs AUS LIVE – India Playing XI 1ST T20 – Dinesh Karthik or Rishabh Pant? The T20 World Cup is set…

IND vs AUS LIVE – India Playing XI 1ST T20 – Dinesh Karthik or Rishabh Pant? The T20 World Cup is set for next month with only 6 matches left for India to prepare for the event in Australia. The 1st T20 will be played in Mohali on Tuesday. But Rohit Sharma and Coach Rahul Dravid are still confused on choice between Rishabh Pant & Dinesh Karthik. But the former India captain Sunil Gavaskar has advice for the Indian team management – ‘Pick both the Indian wicket-keepers in the squad’: Follow India T20 World Cup live updates with InsideSport.IN

“I would play both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik. At No.5, Rishabh Pant, No.6 Hardik Pandya or the vice-versa and I’ll play Dinesh Karthik at No.7. I would give with Hardik and four other options as bowlers. If you do not take risk, how will you win? You need to take risk in all departments then only you can get rewards,” Hindustan Times quoted Sports Tak as saying.

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T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’
T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’

In the last couple of months, both the players have been given opportunities to shine alternately. On some occasions, both of them have also played in the same match. That is exactly what Gavaskar wants.

He believes Rohit Sharma and co need to take risks in the World Cup, and play Karthik at number seven. The Indian management has used Karthik as the finisher of India. After seeing him deliver for RCB in IPL 2022 in the last few overs, the Indian team has gone the same route. He has been decent, but has not been able to bring that kind of success to international cricket.

T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’

“I would play both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik. At No.5, Rishabh Pant, No.6 Hardik Pandya or the vice-versa and I’ll play Dinesh Karthik at No.7. I would give with Hardik and four other options as bowlers. If you do not take risk, how will you win? You need to take risk in all departments then only you can get rewards,” Hindustan Times quoted Sports Tak as saying.

T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’
T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’

It is at that juncture, where the upcoming six matches in the shorter format for India will come handy. The India vs Australia three-match T20 series starts on Tuesday. South Africa will visit India for three T20 matches too besides three ODIs.

The management will have to use these matches to finalise the team combination for T20 World Cup. The injury to Ravindra Jadeja has only made matters complicated for Team India.

Pant becomes almost a necessity to add variety in the India batting line-up with him being a left-hander.  But then, the Asia Cup has also shown that the team fail to finish games or score quickly at the fag end if Karthik is not there.

Irrespective of how things move in the next few weeks, the team management have a tough job at their hands.

T20 World Cup: Ex-captain Sunil Gavaskar wants India to field both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik, says ‘if you do not take risk, how will you win?’





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