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India will begin their Asia Cup campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on September 2 at Pallekele, Sri Lanka. At the same time, the tournament will start on August 30 with a match between Pakistan and Nepal. Yuzvendra Chahal was not selected for the Indian team for Asia Cup 2023.
Former Indian team captain Sunil Gavaskar has made a big disclosure about why Kuldeep Yadav was selected in the upcoming Asia Cup 2023 and Yuzvendra Chahal was ignored. Let us tell you, on August 21, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced the Indian team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023.
Sunil Gavaskar reveals why Yuzi Chahal was not selected in Asia Cup 2023, Kuldeep Yadav has been included in the Indian team but Yuzvendra Chahal has not got a chance. All the Indian fans are not at all happy to see this thing. Everyone believes that Yuzvendra Chahal should have been included in the team in this important tournament. The tournament will be played from 30 August to 17 September.
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Sunil Gavaskar told India Today that, 'If Sanju Samson had scored more runs, he would have definitely been included in the team and I would like to say the same for Yuzi Chahal. Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that Yuzi Chahal can only contribute with the bowling which is why he has been dropped from the team. He told India Today: "Sometimes you are looking at the balance of the team. Perhaps, you can say that Kuldeep is a useful batsman in the lower order, which is probably why he is placed ahead of Yuzi Chahal. Apart from that, he also brings in the left-handed variety."
Let us tell you, Tilak Verma has been included in the Indian team for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023. He did very well in the recently concluded series against the West Indies.
Sunil Gavaskar said, ' Tilak Verma has done very well in the matches he has played so far. He has shown that he has the ability. His performance against Ireland may not have been so good but I am sure that Tilak Verma will bat tremendously in the Asia Cup.
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Could Yuzi Chahal's absence impact the team's performance in the Asia Cup?▼
Yuzi Chahal is known for his wicket-taking ability and his role in creating crucial breakthroughs in the middle overs. In his absence, the team may have to depend on other spin bowlers to fill his role, which may change the overall strategy of the team.
Will Yuzi Chahal have a chance to make a comeback in future tournaments?▼
Player selections can change based on various factors, and Chahal might have opportunities to make a comeback in future tournaments based on his performances.
Why is Yuzi Chahal not a part of the Asia Cup 2023 squad?▼
There are several reasons for Yuzvendra Chahal not being selected for Asia Cup 2023, including team strategy, performance considerations.