ODI World Cup 2023: The upcoming ODI World Cup is just a few months away. The tournament is scheduled to begin on October 5, with the Indian team starting their campaign against Australia on October 8. The biggest talking point ahead of the marquee tournament is going to be the Indian team selection. There are many big questions in front of the team management about which players should be fed. The answer to which can be found soon.
Keeping the same agenda in mind, newly appointed BCCI chief selector Ajit Agarkar will reportedly travel to West Indies to talk to head coach Rahul Dravid, skipper Rohit Sharma and senior players to chalk out a strategy and possible plan. Can be made
The meeting will be held before the ODI series
Agarkar reportedly wants to finalize the core squad of 20 players for the World Cup before the start of the ODI series between West Indies and India. He is expected to reach Trinidad before the ODI series starting on July 27.
A BCCI source has told Hindustan Times that ‘Salil Ankola is currently in the West Indies, but he will return after the Test series is over. Ajit will join the team before the start of the white ball series.
There can be discussion about the return of Bumrah and KL Rahul
One of the biggest talking points could be the inclusion of star pacer Jasprit Bumrah. The 29-year-old has been out of action for a long time due to his injury. However, his return to training at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) will give the Indian team hope for his comeback. Apart from this, there can be discussion about joining the team of wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul, who is out due to injury in IPL.