No.6 in world rankings but not in Indian team: T20 World Cup winner questions star bowler's absence


No.6 in world rankings but not in Indian team: T20 World Cup winner questions star bowler's absence

T20 World Cup 2024: Indian cricket team file photo©AFP

Another name that was missing was Ravi Bishnoi. Currently world number 6. the leg-spinner has taken five wickets in nine IPL matches so far. Irfan Pathanmember of India's 2007 T20 World Cup-winning team, questioned his absence.

“If I'm more like 6th in the ICC T20i rankings, but not in the World Cup list, that's a tough pill to swallow. #Ravibishnoi,” he wrote on X.

India begins their T20 World Cup 2024 campaign against Ireland on June 5 at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York, followed by the marquee clash against Pakistan on June 9 at the same venue. India will next face USA and Canada on June 12 and 15 respectively.

Indian squad for World T20 Championship: Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice Captain), Yashasvi JaiswalVirat Kohli, Suryakumar YadavRishabh Pants (WK), Sanju Samson (WK), Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj.

Reserves: Shubman GilRinku Singh, Khalil Ahmed And Avesh Khan

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