Axar Patel’s Replacement For World Cup 2023: Before the final of Asia Cup 2023, the Indian team had suffered a big blow in the form of all-rounder Akshar Patel. Akshar Patel got injured in the Super-4 match against Bangladesh in the tournament. Star all-rounder Washington Sundar replaced Akshar for the final match. No official information has been revealed yet as to how serious Akshar’s injury is.
In such a situation, if Akshar is unable to play the World Cup due to injury, then Washington Sundar can be included in the World Cup squad in his place. On September 5, India’s squad for the World Cup was announced, in which Axar Patel’s name was included. However, the Indian team can make changes in the squad till 28 September. In such a situation, these players including Washington Sundar may get a chance in place of Akshar.
1 Washington Beautiful
First of all, like in the Asia Cup final, only Washington Sundar can replace Akshar in the World Cup squad. Sundar plays all three formats for India. It is almost certain that his character will be replaced.
2 Deepak Hooda
Deepak Hooda is a batting all-rounder. Along with bat, he can prove to be effective for the team in spin bowling also. Keeping batting in mind, Deepak Hooda can be given a chance in place of Akshar in the World Cup squad. Deepak plays white ball cricket for India.
3 Tilak Verma
From batting point of view, Indian management can look at Tilak Verma. Tilak has proved to be a good batsman for the team in the middle order. Tilak can also prove to be a left-handed X-factor in the middle order for the team.
4 Umran Malik
Star fast bowler Umran Malik can be included in the World Cup squad in place of Akshar. Umran can prove to be an important fast bowler for India in the World Cup. His speed can trouble the batsmen. In such a situation, he can be included in the team.
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