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Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, And Jasprit Bumrah Snubbed As Wasim Akram Names India’s Major Weapon For ICC World Cup 2023



Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram has revealed his choose for India’s ‘principal weapon’ within the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023. Group India have fired a well timed warning to the opposite groups forward of the marquee occasion by successful the just lately concluded Asia Cup 2023 in fashion.

India, on Sunday (September 17), thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in their very own yard to carry the Asia Cup for the eighth time. Using on Mohammed Siraj’s sensational spell of 6 for 21, the Males in Blue bowled out the house aspect for a paltry whole of fifty runs earlier than chasing it down in simply 6.1 overs.

India are one of many favorites for the World Cup. Having not gained the title since 2011, they are going to be determined to finish their lengthy wait this yr on the house soil. The World Cup is scheduled to be performed from October 5 whereas Group India will open their marketing campaign on October 8 in opposition to Australia in Chennai.

Wasim Akram on India’s principal weapon:

Forward of the World Cup, Wasim Akram has named the participant he thinks might be India’s key participant. The previous Pakistan spearhead snubbed the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Siraj, and Jasprit Bumrah and picked allrounder Hardik Pandya as India’s principal weapon for the ODI World Cup. He additionally said that India have a balanced squad and shall be one of many favorites to win the World Cup.

“He (Hardik Pandya) is their principal weapon within the upcoming World Cup and India are one of many favorite groups to win it. For starters, they’re enjoying at house and we now have seen what they’ll do with the ball,” Wasim Akram was quoted as saying to Star Sports activities.

“Kuldeep acquired wickets as nicely in opposition to the large sides within the Asia Cup. So, it’s an entire aspect. So, nicely executed to the Indian suppose tank, which has been supporting these boys and ensuring that they’ve the correct squad earlier than the World Cup,” he added.

Hardik Pandya impressed with each bat and ball within the Asia Cup. He started his marketing campaign with a preventing 87-run knock in opposition to Pakistan after India had been decreased to 66 for 4. Total, he scored 92 runs at a mean of 46 and picked up six wickets at an financial system charge of three.34.

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