Dravid: India have ‘narrowed it down to 17-18 players’ for ODI World Cup

Rahul Dravid thinks that India have actually limited “17-18 gamers” for the upcoming ODI Globe Mug in your home, despite the cause the reciprocal collection decider versus Australia at Chepauk on Wednesday. For India, the 3rd suit versus Australia is their last ODI up until the excursion of the Caribbean in August, and also they might just have 3 even more in India prior to the Globe Mug starts.

” I believe, to a huge degree, we are rather clear regarding the team and also gamers we desire,” Dravid claimed at an interview. “We have nearly kind of tightened it to 17-18 gamers. We have a couple of individuals that are kind of recuperating from injuries and also may enter the mix, relying on the duration of their recuperations and also for how long it considers them to find back.

” Yet altogether, we are practically in an excellent room, we are rather clear regarding the type of group we intend to play. Ideally, we have the ability to offer these individuals that we have actually zeroed in as numerous playing possibilities as we can. If in India, fantastic, yet also if not in India, it’s simply [a matter of ensuring that] they obtain as numerous possibilities as you can [give them] to construct a side.”

Dravid, however, recommended that the group administration was open to experimenting with various mixes and also taking on a horses-for-courses method also throughout the Globe Mug in October-November. The program in Chennai on Wednesday is most likely to be spin-friendly, yet India’s spin mix is a little bit of a thinking video game, with every one of Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal and also Washington Sundar in the mix.

” Within our 15 or 16 gamers, there are a number of various mixes that we want to attempt and also see which one’s working,” Dravid claimed. “It [World Cup] is a large event, it’s a lengthy event in India, and also we are playing in 9 various cities and also 9 various problems. So you simply intend to have that adaptability in your team too, to be able to play in some cases 4 rapid bowlers, in some cases 3 rewriters. Simply you intend to have that adaptability. Within the team we want to kind of take a look at various choices, simply to make sure that we have actually covered all our bases for all problems.

” To a huge degree, I believe we have obtained a whole lot even more clearness at the end of these 9 video games, regardless of whatever takes place tomorrow. I believe we will certainly simply maintain improving that clearness. We are rather clear regarding the type of team we desire. For us currently, it’s truly practically the various having fun XI mixes and also simply making certain that we play various mixes sometimes simply to make sure that we have the ability to do that worldwide Mug and also we are not shocked by anything worldwide Mug.”

Dravid ‘not truly worried a lot regarding Suryakumar’

Dravid shook off any type of worries around the current type of Suryakumar Yadav, that landed ducks in the very first 2 ODIs versus Australia and also just standards 25.47 throughout 20 innings in ODI cricket. He claimed that Suryakumar was still getting used to the pace of 50-over cricket, and also backed him to improve with experience.

” Not truly worried a lot regarding Suryakumar,” Dravid claimed. “He obtained 2 first-ballers versus 2 respectable rounds. Among things regarding Surya is he is likewise discovering the 50-over video game a little. The T20 video game is somewhat various.

” Although he had not bet India for a very long time, in T20 cricket, he played almost 10 years of IPL, and also a great deal of IPL cricket, which is an event which resembles worldwide cricket. He has actually played a great deal of high-pressure T20 video games yet in one-day cricket, there’s no equal event in residential cricket, you’ll need to play Vijay Hazare [Trophy] and also all that. Although he has actually played a great deal of T20 cricket, I believe he has actually not played a great deal of one-day cricket. We simply require to offer him a long time and also endure him. We absolutely see the benefit of him succeeding, which is great for the side.”

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