The Asia Cup 2023: A Test of India’s Bench Strength

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Australia. Asia Cup 2023 is all set to start from the 2nd of September. It will conclude on 17th September 2023. In this article, you will find India’s bench strength ahead of the Asia Cup 2023 before the World Cup 2023.

The Asia Cup 2023 will test their bench strength ahead of 50 overs. It will allow them to show their skill and create a mark in the World and Asia Cup. Rohit Sharma will open with Shubman Gill, and it will be one of the most important. Virat Kohli at 3, On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer was injured. He is recovering well. If he recovers, then it will be tough between him and Surya Kumar Yadav. Although KL Rahul is injured and recovering and getting fit, or Ishan Kishan will rediscover himself, KL to be number 5 as a wicketkeeper batter. Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja will be at 6 and 7 to finish the game. The two fast bowlers will be Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami. And the rest will be two spinners, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

In this Asia Cup, the format of the game will be 50 overs, previously played in the T20 format. It will be one of the most critical events to prove the bench’s strength ahead of the 50 overs World Cup 2023. In the lead-up to the Asia Cup 2023, India will consider recent performances, fitness, and form factors while selecting the squad. The team management and selectors will be able to identify potential players who can contribute effectively in different match situations and conditions.

The Recent Matches

In the recent matches, the Indian bowler and batter were pretty well against Australia. Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets with an economy of 2.83. At the same time, Mohammed Siraj took 3 wickets with an economy of 5.12 on the third ODIS. Although in the first ODI, Hardik Pandya took three wickets with an economy of 5.50, and Kuldeep Yadav took three wickets with an economy of 5.60.

India’s Probable Squad of Asia Cup 2023

Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill. Sanju Samson, Virat Kohli, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Ishan Kishan/KL Rahul, Suryakumer Yadav/ Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Siraj, Arshdeep Singh.

Hence, it will be very much essential to prove the bench strength. Ahead of Asia cup 2023 going ahead of World Cup 2023.