I feel that what selectors do is fair – Ishan Kishan after being left out from Asia Cup 2022￼
On his oversight from the squad for Asia Cup 2022, Indian wicketkeeper-player Ishan Kishan said that it is something positive for him as it will push him to try hard and score more runs to make his way back into the side.
On his oversight from the squad for Asia Cup 2022, Indian wicketkeeper-player Ishan Kishan said that it is something positive for him as it will push him to try hard and score more runs to make his way back into the side. India named a 15-members squad for the Asia Cup recently.
Ishan Kishan was excluded from the squad. The mega event will begin from August 27 onwards, with India beginning its mission with a super-charged conflict against Pakistan on August 28.
“I feel that what selectors do is fair. They put a lot of thought while selecting players as to who should be given the opportunity and where. It is a positive for me because if I am not selected, I will work harder and score more runs. When selectors will have confidence in me, they will keep me in the team,”said Kishan to ANI.
On India’s possibilities at the top Asian cricketing event, Kishan said that one can’t rest assured about things in cricket and some of the time it takes just two players to win a game.
Despite extreme contest for spots in the side, Kishan’s oversight profoundly shocks many, considering that he is India’s second most elevated run scorer in T20I cricket this year. In 14 innings, he has scored 430 runs at an average of 30.71. He has scored three half-centuries for India this year, with a best of 89.
Shreyas Iyer is the top scorer for India in T20Is this year, having scored 449 runs in 14 games.
Ishan Kishan played the last game against West Indies where he scored 11 runs in a single game.
In the IPL this year, Kishan played 14 games for Mumbai Indians, in which he scored 418 runs at an average of 32.15. He scored three-half centuries for the team with the best individual score of 81*.
The upcoming Asia Cup will be played in the UAE and hosted by Sri Lanka. The tournament was moved out of Sri Lanka due to the ongoing political and economic crisis in the country.
India is the most successful side of the tournament having seven trophies that are the most of any team. While the last edition was played in an ODI format, this edition will play in T20 format.
The six teams are divided into two groups India, Pakistan, and a qualifying team in Group A; and Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan form Group B. The top two teams from Super 4 will play the final match of the tournament.
India squad for Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan.
Standbys: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar.