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Sanjay Bangar identifies a batter who could challenge Shubman Gill for India’s starting position in the World Cup, saying, “I’m not so sure.

In the 2018 ODI World Cup, Team India’s opening berth could be taken by another player, according to Sanjay Bangar, a former batting coach for India.

Many fans will be curious about Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid’s possible combinations for Team India ahead of the 2023 ODI World Cup in India this year.

The management of the team has had a lot of questions about the opener position, especially since the team didn’t get off to a good start in the T20 World Cup and Asia Cup last year.

The situation has gotten worse after middle-order wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was involved in a car accident. He may not be able to participate in the ICC’s most important event.

KL Rahul batting at Pant’s number has already been tried out by Rohit and Dravid. in 5 positions, which has yielded some benefits.

In the meantime, Shubman Gill has been in top form as the opener, scoring a double hundred. Against New Zealand in the first one-day international of their three-match series. During the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, which India won 3-0, he also smashed a lot.

He has been praised by a lot of fans and experts. As has confirmed his place as India’s opener for the 50-over grand slam.

In an interview with Star Sports, former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar expressed the opinion that the young opener has not yet established his place. In the team because even Ishan Kishan performed similarly as an opener.

“I am not so sure at this time,” the batter, a left-hander named Ishan Kishan, said. “Because obviously there is one batter (Ishan Kishan) who has also accomplished that feat recently. “He is 24, according to Bangar, while Shubman is 23. Once more, the age range is rather close.”

“A great development for Indian cricket,” he said, “because it kind of narrows your options to maybe perhaps now that two of those three will undoubtedly start. At the top for India in the 50-over World Cup.”

On Wednesday, India prevailed by 12 runs in the first ODI. India posted 349 for eight in 50 overs thanks to Gill’s 208 runs off 149 balls.

In addition, the opener scored 19 fours and 9 sixes. In the meantime, Henry Shipley and Daryl Mitchell each took two wickets for the hosts.

Meanwhile, despite Michael Bracewell’s 140 runs off 78 balls, the visitors were bowled out for 337 in 49.2 overs. For India, Mohammed Siraj was on fire, taking four wickets in ten overs.

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