Former BCCI President Sourav Ganguly mentioned that Ishan Kishan will get his probabilities after the administration most popular Shubman Gill within the first ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka.
New Delhi ,UPDATED: Jan 11, 2023 22:57 IST
Shubman Gill was most popular over Ishan Kishan in 1st ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka. (PTI Photo)
By India Today Web Desk: Former BCCI President and cricketer Sourav Ganguly mentioned that Ishan Kishan’s time will come after the administration picked Shubmna Gill within the first ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka.
Different opinions have emerged since captain Rohit Sharma mentioned that Gill will get a good run as an alternative of Kishan within the ongoing ODI collection in opposition to Sri Lanka. Rohit added that it was unlucky for Kishan, who hit a double hundred final 12 months, to overlook out.
Gill, together with Rohit, stitched a strong 143-run opening partnership earlier than Virat Kohli’s hundred powered India to put up 373/7 in Guwahati. Despite Dasun Shanaka’s century, India beat Sri Lanka by 67 runs to go 1-0 within the collection.
“I am sure he (Kishan) will get his chance. His time will come,” Ganguly was quoted as saying by PTI.
Kishan hit 210 off 131 balls in opposition to Bangladesh on December 10 in Chattogram, changing into the youngest and quickest to attain a double ODI century. However, the knock went in useless because it did not assure him a spot in India’s subsequent 50-over match – 1st ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka.
Several former India cricketers, together with Venkatesh Prasad, criticised the choice however Ganguly maintained a diplomatic stand.
“I don’t know… It is difficult for me to say. In India, we have too many opinions, let (head coach) Rahul Dravid and (skipper) Rohit Sharma decide. People who actually play the game should actually decide who is the best,” Ganguly mentioned.
During the primary ODI, Kohli smashed his forty fifth ODI century and is now solely 4 shy of Sachin Tendulkar’s ODI a whole bunch document. When requested who is healthier between the 2, Ganguly mentioned: “It is a difficult question to answer.”
“Kohli is a fantastic player. He has played many such innings, 45 hundreds don’t happen like this. He is a special talent. There will be periods when he will not score, but he is a special player,” he added.
Jan 11, 2023