Previous India opening player Gautam Gambhir has picked Hardik Pandya and Prithvi Shaw as two potential captaincy competitors going into what’s in store. Hardik’s decision is justifiable as he drove Gujarat Titans to the IPL title in their debut season. In any case, Shaw is an unexpected pick as he has not even played for the country since July 2021. Then again, Hardik is being as conceivable replacement to Rohit Sharma in the briefest arrangement of the game
India lost the semi-last of the T20 World Cup against Britain and after that there have been calls for Hardik supplanting Rohit atleast in the most brief configuration of the game.
“Hardik Pandya clearly is in line. In any case, that will be appalling for Rohit in light of the fact that I think making a decision about his captaincy in only one ICC occasion isn’t the correct approach to most likely adjudicator him,” Gambhir said at an occasion coordinated by the Organization of Indian Offices of Trade and Industry (FICCI), as revealed by ESPNcricinfo
Further discussing Shaw, Gambhir said: “The explanation I’ve picked Prithvi Shaw, I realize a many individuals discuss his off-field exercises, yet that is the thing the occupation of the mentor and the selectors are. The selectors’ work isn’t simply to pick the 15, yet additionally to get individuals walk the correct way.”
“Prithvi Shaw is one I feel can be an exceptionally forceful commander, an extremely effective skipper since you see that hostility in the manner an individual plays the game,” he added.
Off late, Shaw has been undesirable and he has even battled to find a spot in second-string Indian white-ball group. The right-given player has likewise been suspended for a doping infringement in 2019 and from that point forward, his wellness has been under a microscope.