Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma dropped, Hardik Pandya named ODI captain – India’s squad for Asia Cup 2023 announced.. Asia Cup 2023 is Team India’s next multi-nation tournament. The 2023 Asia Cup will witness a battle between 6 teams. They are India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. Asia Cup 2023 The final will be witnessed on September 17, which starts on August 31.
The 2023 Asia Cup will be held in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In a hybrid format, the first step will take place Pakistan The second phase will be held in Sri Lanka. Last year, India came to the Asia Cup with an embarrassing performance.
Below Rohit Sharma, India could not even reach the final. India were red hot favorites to win the tournament. However, after losing two crucial Super Four matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, the Men-in-Blue were knocked out before the finals.
As a senior team under Rohit Sharma failed to win the Asia Cup title for Team India in the last edition, there is a chance that the BCCI will send a young team for the 2023 Asia Cup. In this article, we take a look at the Asia Cup 2023 squad if all senior players are rested.
Indian squad for Asia Cup 2023 if all senior players are rested
Openers- Shubman Gill and Yashaswi Jaiswal
Shubman Gill and Yashasvi are the best options for openers. Gill is the best performance of Team India in 2023. The right-handed batsman scored 6245 runs from 9 games at an average of 78.0 in 2023 and is the highest run-scorer for India in ODIs this year. He smashed 3 centuries and 1 half-century.
Yashavi Jaiswal Opener can be another great option. He rocked the T20I format in IPL 2023. Later, he also impressed in Tests with a century against the West Indies on his debut. Hence, Jaiswal has the strength to play in all formats and can be an incredible batsman in ODIs as well.