The year 2023 is going to be a big year for the Indian cricket team. Not only will they be hosting the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 later this, but if they manages to get a favourable result in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy against Australia, they could also be playing the upcoming World Test Championship 2021-2023 Final.
With defeat in the T20 World Cup 2022 semi-final against England, Team India have made up a plan where the probables for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 squad members doesn’t play in the ODI format.
And with the upcoming home Test series, Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023, against Australia holding utmost importance, former Indian head coach Ravi Shastri has made a suggestion for the Indian players, especially Virat Kohli.
Ravi Shastri in a candid chat with a media, he suggested that star batter Virat Kohli skip the upcoming 3rd ODI vs New Zealand and instead should play in the Ranji Trophy for Delhi to get into the red ball cricket rhythm.
Following his statement, many have come out supporting the former Indian head coach for his statement in Twitter.
Ravi Shastri suggests Virat Kohli to skip the final ODI against New Zealand and play the Ranji Trophy instead to prepare for BGT.— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) January 19, 2023Advertisement
Valid point as it will help him to play longer innings.. but only if India has pocketed the series.— प्रविण बाराई (@pravinbarai) January 19, 2023
Don't please, i purchased ticket just to watch him! Last time vs SA also he didn't came🥲— Vardhan Jain (@varcastic) January 19, 2023
No matter how much people troll shastri but his advices are truly lit..remember when he suggested that virat needs a long break from all forms of cricket to analyse himself ..And we all know what happened after virat came back from the break😁— Minha (@Minha2125) January 18, 2023
Spot on @RaviShastriOfc .. You have seen virat at close parameters.. I agree with your suggestion— Maruthi NG (@MaruthiNG1) January 19, 2023
Exactly , even after this odi series he can play one ranji game !! But everybody knows our big players dont give a shit to domestic… https://t.co/nbVGbv5S5b— parthhhh (@Sportify07) January 19, 2023