Delhi Capitals co-owner questions India’s selection policy on Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant – cricket

Delhi Capitals co-owner Parth Jindal took to Twitter to query Indian cricket workforce’s selection policy on Ravichandran Ashwin and Rishabh Pant after they had been blanked 3-zero within the just lately concluded ODI collection in opposition to New Zealand. Both Ashwin and Pant will signify Delhi Capitals within the upcoming version of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Jindal questioned the absence of Ashwin from the shorter codecs and blamed Team India for having an ‘aversion to wicket-takers’.“Don’t know why @ashwinravi99 is not in this team! There seems to be an aversion to wicket-takers! After whitewashing the kiwis in T20’s the Kiwis showing India that the semi-final victory in the World Cup was no fluke. India needs wicket-takers and players with X factor,” Jindal wrote on Twitter.

 

Jindal additionally questioned the transfer to not embody Pant within the beginning XI for a single match within the collection. KL Rahul stored wickets for India and was one of many prime performers with the bat for his facet.

“And why carry @RishabhPant17 only for him to warm the bench? Surely he would have benefited from playing against New Zealand A or domestic cricket? To see a player as talented as him not play the 5th T20 and now the 3rd ODI makes no sense #Xfactor,” wrote Jindal in a later tweet.

 

Henry Nicholls scored a gritty 80 off 103 balls whereas Colin de Grandhomme scored a fast-fireplace 58 off simply 28 deliveries to information New Zealand to a snug 5-wicket victory over India within the third ODI encounter in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday. Chasing 297, Nicholls and Guptill (66) supplied a superb basis for the Kiwis and a late onslaught by Tom Latham and de Grandhomme was sufficient to clinch the encounter.

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As a outcome, New Zealand completed a 3-zero whitewash within the collection – one thing India haven’t confronted since 1989. The final time India misplaced all of the matches in an ODI collection (min Three matches) was again in ‘89 in opposition to West Indies.

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