Aakash Chopra Reckons Shreyas Iyer Will Find It Difficult To Make It To The Indian Side For 2022 T20I World Cup

Published:Mar 7, 202416:28
Aakash Chopra Reckons Shreyas Iyer Will Find It Difficult To Make It To The Indian Side For 2022 T20I World Cup

Aakash Chopra feels it is going to be an uphill activity for middle-order batter Shreyas Iyer to make the Indian facet for the 2022 T20I World Cup slated later this 12 months.

Shreyas Iyer scored 94 runs at a below-par common of 23.50 within the lately concluded T20I collection towards South Africa. Though he was at his attacking finest towards the spinners, he was discovered barely wanting towards the pacers, who stored him on a decent leash.

Shreyas Iyer did not set the stage on fire against the Proteas [P/C: BCCI]
Shreyas Iyer didn't set the stage on hearth towards the Proteas [P/C: BCCI]

Aakash Chopra: Shreyas Iyer Will Wrestle To Discover A Place In India’s Crowded High Order

In a video shared on his YouTube channel, Aakash Chopra ranked Ruturaj Gaikwad, Axar Patel, and Rishabh Pant as the highest three gamers who did not make the most of their probabilities towards the Proteas.

He picked Shreyas Iyer at No. 4, saying: “Final however not the least, my fourth participant is Shreyas Iyer. If we speak about a sample for Pant, there's a sample right here as nicely, it was there within the IPL additionally. Quick bowling will come, short-bowling shall be carried out, he'll attempt to hit photographs by transferring away however you might be getting shocks, shocks can occur.”

KKR captain Shreyas Iyer. Photo- Twitter
KKR captain Shreyas Iyer. Photograph- Twitter

The cricketer-turned-commentator feels the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper will battle to discover a place in Staff India’s prime order with the return of Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, and Suryakumar Yadav.

Aakash Chopra reasoned: “As soon as once more, you're looking at a really crowded prime order. You will have Rohit Sharma, Kohli, KL Rahul confirmed. That makes it your three and SKY (Suryakumar Yadav) is confirmed at No. 4. So the place will Shreyas Iyer bat? He can not bat within the prime 4 and I've not even taken Ishan Kishan’s identify as of now.”

Shreyas Iyer was Staff India’s star performer within the T20I collection towards Sri Lanka earlier than IPL 2022. Nevertheless, the Mumbai batter’s issues towards specific tempo got here to the forefront in the course of the IPL 2022 and the T20I collection towards South Africa, which could value him his place within the facet.

Shreyas Iyer started the SA T20Is with scores of 36 and 40 and had peeled off a hat-trick of half-centuries towards Sri Lanka in February with scores of 57, 74, and 73, whereas remaining unbeaten throughout all three knocks. He managed 14 and 4 within the final two T20Is towards South Africa.

Aakash Chopra: There’s No Sense In Batting Shreyas Iyer Down The Order

Aakash Chopra highlighted that Staff India has higher choices to play the finisher’s function as nicely.

He defined: “So, in case your quantity just isn't coming in these 5 as nicely, you'll say that he can not bat within the center order. There isn't any sense in batting him down the order, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant are barely higher choices, so you'll go in direction of them.”

Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The 44-year-old concluded by stating that the quick and bouncy pitches in Australia-the venue for the 2022 T20I World Cup are prone to intensify Shreyas Iyer’s issues.

Aakash Chopra noticed: “So who will get caught – Shreyas Iyer. The factor which isn't getting into his favor is that, if it occurs to an Indian batter, we really feel that the World Cup is in Australia and how are you going to ship a batter who's struggling towards quick bowling and which isn't misplaced. Let’s be trustworthy, the grounds shall be massive and bouncers shall be bowled.”

Shreyas Iyer is not going to get to place forth his case within the T20I collection towards Eire as he's a part of the Indian Check facet. He won't get an opportunity within the following T20I collection towards England as nicely, contemplating that every one of India’s frontline gamers needs to be out there for choice.

Within the earlier T20I collection towards Sri Lanka, Shreyas Iyer continued his red-hot type and scored his third consecutive half-century of the collection. Shreyas Iyer hit 204 runs at an exceptional strike price of 174 via the collection and claimed the Participant of the Sequence trophy for these efforts.

He kicked off the collection with an unbeaten knock of 57. Within the 2nd T20I, he scored 74* off 44 as India chased down the massive goal of 184. Within the third T20I, the right-handed batsman breached the 50-run mark off 29 balls.

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