‘If I’m not selected in the World Cup team then…’, the great declaration of the star all-rounder

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Shardul Thakur gave a statement on the World Cup team selection

The Indian team has now played their last ODI series before the World Cup 2023 squad is released. Now directly, the India team will play their next ODI match against Pakistan in the Asian Cup 2023 on 2nd September. The India squad squad for World Cup 2023 can be released anytime before that. Let us tell you that the Mahakumbh ODI Cricket World Cup will kick off in India from 5th October, before which the 10 teams have to launch their squads one month earlier i.e. before 5th September. Namely, the ODI series played against the West Indies was a series of tryouts for Team India, in which the youngsters had the last chance to carve out a place in the mega event squad. Now, a player who created wonders in the West Indies series has issued his statement regarding selection in the World Cup squad.

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After the West Indies series this player made a strong claim!

Shardul Thakur, who took eight wickets in the three match series against the West Indies, has given a statement on selection in the World Cup squad. However, he has reinforced his claim to be selected with his performance. Still, he has said that even if he is not selected in the World Cup squad, I can’t do anything about it. Because my job is to do well for the team and contribute to victory. Let us tell you that since the 2019 World Cup, Shardul is the only fast bowler from India to take 50 wickets in ODI cricket. At the same time, among the 10 teams that will participate in the World Cup, this is also the most wickets by a bowler. Mitchell Starc has taken 47 wickets in 47 matches during this term, while Shardul has taken 52 wickets in 33 matches.

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Shardul Thakur’s Full Statement

Shardul Thakur has cemented his claim to selection in the World Cup squad after a stellar performance in the West Indies. However, despite this, he says that instead of carving out a place for himself in the team, his focus remains only on contributing to the team’s victory. In the last ODI, he took four wickets for 37 runs. After this match, he said that I am happy to have taken eight wickets in the series. We cricketers have waited years for this opportunity. Sometimes you play well, sometimes you don’t. Every series I play gives me more confidence as it gives me more experience. I never think that I have to cement my place in the team. I can’t play with that mentality because I’m not that kind of player. Even if I’m not selected in the World Cup team, I can’t do anything because the decision is not in my hands. I always try to play to contribute to the victory of the team.

Most regular player in the ODI team in the last 2 years

Shardul Thakur believes that he has a different role in the ODI team and that is why he has been a regular part of this team for two years. He said I didn’t play just one ODI series. I was not a part of the series in India against Sri Lanka, but apart from that, I played the whole series in two years. The team has expectations with me and that’s why I’m selected. Whenever I have the opportunity, I feel that the team has faith in me. The team has strengthened its lower level hitting over the years, and as an all-rounder, my role is crucial. I try to contribute the best I can. Every game before the World Cup is important. Each department will have to do its own evaluation. The eyes of the team management will also be on you, so personally every game is important to us.

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