India made semifinal exit from the just-concluded T20 World Cup after struggling a 10-wicket hammering from eventual champions England. The heavy defeat marked India’s fifth knockout loss in final six World Cups.
“See if I used to be the Chairman of the choice committee, I’d say that Hardik Pandya must be the captain of the 2024 World Cup, right away, I might put it that method – primary,” Srikkanth mentioned on Star Sports activities present ‘Match Level’.
“And begin rebuilding a aspect proper from right this moment, that’s from the New Zealand sequence which goes to occur in a weeks’ time.
“You begin from right this moment, the preparation for the World cup, you could perceive, begins 2 years upfront. So, you do no matter you need to do, the trial and error coverage, do no matter you need, attempt it for one yr, you then type a staff and by 2023 make certain that is going to be on the degree that’s going to play the World Cup. ”
India will play three T20Is and as many ODIs in New Zealand beginning Friday, the place Hardik will lead the aspect within the shortest format.
The previous opener mentioned India must establish extra quick bowling all-rounders forward of the 2024 version.
“You want extra fast-ball all-rounders. Let’s examine, 1983 World Cup, 2011 World Cup, 2007 T20 World Cup, why did we win? We had many fast-ball all-rounders and semi all-rounders.
“So, to establish these guys – guys like Hooda, like Hooda, there are going to be so many extra Hoodas.”
Former India pacer Irfan Pathan, who was a part of the nation’s 2007 T20 World Cup-winning staff, mentioned India shouldn’t depend upon only one captain and must develop a bunch of leaders within the squad.
“I am not saying that if you happen to change the captain you modify the consequence, if you happen to go like that you simply’re not going to vary the consequence. And with Hardik Pandya, you could perceive, all of us want to know, that he is a quick bowling all-rounder. He has damage points as effectively,” he mentioned.
“What if he’s your captain who’s getting injured proper earlier than the World cup? And if you haven’t any different chief prepared, you will be in a multitude.
“So, what I personally assume is that Hardik Pandya is a pacesetter, who has accomplished very effectively for the Gujarat Titans, gained IPL, gained the championship trophy. You’ll want to discover not one, however two leaders going ahead to construct their mark. You realize similar to we speak about openers – we have to have a bunch of openers, we additionally must have a bunch of leaders.”