Team India head coach Ravi Shastri has cited Suryakumar Yadav as the reason behind not getting a call-up from the national selectors for the upcoming tour of Australia. The BCCI recently announced the ODI, T20I and Test teams for the challenging tour and the Mumbai batsmen were the most notable omissions among the limited overs teams.
Suryakumar was widely taken to earn his first India call-up for the home circuit and tour after his consistent performances. Indian Premier League (IPL). He is one of the most consistent batsmen in the IPL for the last three years. In 2018, the 30-year-old scored 512 before scoring 424 runs in the 2019 season.
In the current season, he has scored 374 runs so far and to play at least three more games with the Mumbai Indians, he can once again cross the 500-run mark. But despite being so consistent, the right-handed batsman is still waiting for his first break in international cricket.
Ravi Shastri explains the reason behind Suryakumar Yadav’s neglect
As the selectors and the Indian team management are once again facing heat for ignoring Suryakumar, Ravi Shastri recently broke his silence and explained the reason behind not giving the batsman a call-up. The former Indian all-rounder explained that the Indian team is currently full of talent and there is no place for it Suryakumar To cut.
“That’s why we say to these young people – be patient. Like Suryakumar, there are 3-4 other players on the fringe but when you have a team that is full of talent and gain experience, it becomes very difficult to enter, ”Ravi Shastri told Times Now.
“I remember the time in my career when everyone had their own place in Indian batting instead of 1-6 and it was difficult for anyone to penetrate that middle order and yet you had some people who were at home level But tons were scoring. He said, “Cricket and knocking at the door.
Shastri gave a message to the youth and concluded that they should wait patiently for their opportunity and then give it the most opportunity when it comes their way. He advised the youth not to get discouraged and remain positive.
“I have a message for all young people – be patient and hold it with both hands when you get the chance. This is the time not to mess with you. Instead of getting frustrated, be positive in your mindset that when you get the opportunity, make the most of it. “
He said, “If you look at this team, if any players in the batting line up are left out, you will ask how they are released.”