As per reports, a crucial BCCI meeting is set to determine Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's T20 World Cup 2024 participation

The Ajit Agarkar-led selection committee is facing some tough decisions. In the lead-up to the T20 series against Afghanistan, particularly regarding the inclusion of seasoned campaigners Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in the squad for the World Cup in June, Since the T20 World Cup semifinal against England in November 2022, both stalwarts Rohit and Virat haven't featured in the T20 format for India, adding an extra layer of intrigue to the selection process.

The selection committee, including members Shiv Sunder Das and Salil Ankola, currently in South Africa, will confer with head coach Rahul Dravid, as well as Test and ODI skipper Rohit Sharma and star batter Virat Kohli, before finalising the squad for the series against Afghanistan. The anticipation is palpable, with around 30 T20 specialists, including IPL stars, under scrutiny ahead of the ICC event in the Caribbean and the United States.

The decision to include Rohit and Kohli in the short series starting on January 11 in Mohali or evaluate their form and fitness during the IPL is yet to be determined. The two modern legends have expressed their desire to feature in the T20 World Cup, a sentiment eagerly awaited by fans.


Jan 3, 2024 5:05 AM