The Indian cricket team and its supporters have a lot to hope for thanks to the ascent of young batter Tilak Varma. In the first three Twenty20 Internationals against the West Indies, the left-handed batsman excelled for the squad by playing a responsible yet appealing brand of batting. Many people questioned if the 20-year-old batsman can be considered for the No. 4 place in India’s ODI World Cup lineup after his accomplishment. When questioned about it, India’s captain Rohit Sharma didn’t dismiss his Mumbai Indians teammate. Read on to know if Tilak Varma to play 2023 ODI ?
The selectors decided to give new players more exposure, particularly in the T20 assignments, thus Rohit is taking a vacation. As rumours about Varma being selected for the No. 4 position in the ODI World Cup grew louder, Rohit steadfastly refused to comment other than to praise him.
Tilak Varma to play 2023:
Rohit remarked in an interview with PTI, “He has a lot of promise. I’ve known him for two years, and the most crucial thing is that he is hungry. For his age, I can sense that he is extremely mature in him. He is a master at batting. When I speak with him, I learn that the young man is aware of his hitting technique, including where to hit and what to do during the appropriate time.”
He further adds, “That is all I will say about him. I am unaware of the World Cup and other details, but I do know that the man is talented, as evidenced by the few games in which he has represented India.”
In addition, Rohit acknowledged that India has had trouble locating a dependable No. 4 option in white-ball cricket ever since Yuvraj Singh left. As KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer recover from their injuries, Rohit is optimistic that they will be fully healthy in time for the World Cup, if not the Asia Cup.
So, this was all about Tilak Varma to play 2023 ODI. Also read, Rohit Sharma- “ISL helped Indian football team take a leap”.