Dinesh Karthik: Don’t think Yashasvi Jaiswal needs to fast-track in ODI setup Cricket News
During the 2020 ICC Men’s Under-19 Cricket World Cup, Jaiswal displayed his prowess by topping the run charts with 400 runs in six matches, including a century and four fifties. He has continued to impress with remarkable performances for Rajasthan Royals In Indian Premier League ,IPL,
While some have suggested fast-tracking Jaiswal into India’s 50-over World Cup squad, Karthik is unconvinced. In an episode of The ICC Review, he said that the upcoming World Cup is too soon for Jaiswal and the left-handed batsman should focus on becoming a key player for next year’s T20 World Cup.
“I don’t think Yashasvi needs to be fast-tracked in the ODI setup,” Karthik was quoted as saying by the ICC. “He’s a young guy. He needs to be fast-tracked in the T20I setup. I think he needs to be one of the frontrunners for next year’s T20 World Cup because of the limited number of ODIs remains to be played.” Before this World Cup.”
Karthik further insisted that India already has Rohit Sharma and the talented opener Shubman Gill, He believes that Gill and Ishan Kishan should keep getting opportunities, so that Jaiswal can further develop his skills.
“India don’t lack an opener, they have done really well with Rohit and Shubman. So I think after the World Cup, I think in ODIs and T20Is, he (Jaiswal) Without a doubt going to be a consistent player.” You don’t need to fast-track him in this World Cup. I think Ishaan is Kishan who has also done well, who is waiting.”
Karthik urged Jaiswal to be patient and suggested giving him an extended run when given the opportunity. He praised Jaiswal’s performance in the IPL and expressed confidence that he will be ready to make a mark in ODIs and T20Is after gaining experience in the T20 setup.
Yashasvi Jaiswal had a remarkable IPL season in 2023, scoring 625 runs in 14 matches at an average of 48.07 and a strike rate of 163.61. His impressive performance included a century and five half-centuries with a highest score of 124.
While Jaiswal has grabbed attention for his stellar IPL performances, Karthik also acknowledged other young batsmen who have impressed him during the tournament. he mentioned the names of Rinku SinghAlong with Jaiswal, the probable contenders for the T20 World Cup team include Jitesh Sharma and Tilak Verma.
“I don’t think any of the young players that I am going to mention are going to make it to this 50-over World Cup. But I think in the next World Cup, I think we will see names like Rinku Singh ” , Jitesh Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, and Tilak Verma. These four names would definitely be banging on the door really hard if they weren’t part of the team because I think they’re doing so well. They need to take a look at that T20 set-up, and they will do exceptionally well, I have no doubt about it,” concluded Karthik.
(With inputs from ANI)