K Srikkanth is upset with Rahul Dravid for not including Deepak Hooda in the first WI T20I. Iyer was out for a four-ball duck in the first T20I of the series.
The Indian team performed admirably in the first T20I series match against hosts West Indies at the Brian Lara Stadium, completing an emphatic victory. However, the Indian team’s management has come under fire for their choice of Shreyas Iyer. Former Indian captain and selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth enraged by Rahul Dravid’s decision to select Iyer over Deepak Hooda.
Srikkanth stated that in the shortest format, a team requires all-rounders, and Hooda must have been chosen because he performed admirably with the bat in recent series against Ireland and England, as well as contributing with some useful overs with the ball.
“Where has Hooda gone?” He performed admirably in T20Is and ODIs. He is the one who should be present. In T20 cricket, you must understand the importance of all-rounders. Batting all-rounders, bowling all-rounders, the more all-rounders the better,” Srikkanth said on FanCode’s expert panel.
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‘We don’t need Rahul Dravid’s opinion.’ We require yours. At the moment. ‘Give it now,’ says Srikkanth, seeking Ojha’s opinion.
Former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha, who was also on the panel, disagreed with Srikkanth and Indian head coach Rahul Dravid on his player selection. “Rahul bhai believes that if a player first performs for you, then play and support him.” Then you proceed with the other options,” Ojha explained.
But the 1983 World Cup winner had none of it, stopping the former spinner and saying, “Rahul Dravid ka soch humko nahi chaiye.” Soch chaiye aapka. Hello, Abhi. Do Abhi. (We don’t need Rahul Dravid’s thoughts; we need yours right now.)”
Ojha eventually caved in and agreed with his senior, saying with a smile, “Hooda toh hona chaiye.” Hooda (Hooda) should undoubtedly be present. Hooda, obviously)”
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