ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is a big tournament that is going to be played this year. The official dates are yet to come but the tournament will be played in October and November this year. India is the host of the tournament. The tournament was to be held in 2020 but it was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
BCCI has also started finding the best players for the tournament. In IPL 2020, many young players showed spectacular performances. While some players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya are definitely going to play in the tournament, there are still some spots left and the best players will get the spots.
In the recent India vs England T20I series, few players were given opportunities to play. However, while some could not perform efficiently, others did not get an opportunity to arrive on the field. After the conclusion of the India vs England T20I series, here we look at 5 Indian players whose hopes of playing in ICC T20 World Cup 2021 have ended.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021: 5 Indian Players Whose Hopes Of Playing In The Tournament Have Ended After The England Series
Shikhar Dhawan was part of the India vs England T20I series. Dhawan was part of the playing 11 in India vs England 1st T20I. However, he failed with the bat getting out for 4 runs off 12 balls. He was replaced by Ishan Kishan in the second T20I match. Kishan smashed a half-century in his debut match. Later, Suryakumar Yadav became another player to smash a half-century in his international debut in the 4th T20I. In spite of being fit and available, Dhawan was overlooked in 4 matches of the series. Hence, he might not get the chance to be part of the team in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.