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Sourav Ganguly Slams Selectors For Ignoring Gill And Rahane

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The BCCI released the squads for the all-format Carribean tour couple of days ago. A lot of experts and analysts were seen appreciating the board for giving a chance to a lot of youngsters. The chief selector MSK Prasad also mentioned that this would be the proper time to groom a lot of young talents so as to reap rewards in the future. However, it seems that Sourav Ganguly isn’t much satisfied with the selections.

Shubman Gill reacts after being hit on the helmet (Photo By MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sourav Ganguly seemed to be disappointed with the exclusion of young Indian talent Shubhman Gill for the series. It is to be noted that Gill was one of the finest performers for the India A side and ended up grabbing the Man of the Tournament award in the West Indies A series. He himself admitted that he was expecting to be in at least one of the squads in the senior team.

Sourav Ganguly also stressed the importance of Ajinkya Rahane in the team. He mentioned that there are very few players who show their class irrespective of the formats and Rahane is certainly one among them.

Ajinkya Rahane ©AFP

He also called for the inclusion of the same players across all the formats as it would help the side. He mentioned that the time has come to make such changes and great teams which were consistent, had such adaptive players.

Ganguly shared his views through his official Twitter handle and a lot of his fans are giving mixed opinions on the same. The Indian tour of West Indies will kick start from August 3rd with the T20I series at Lauderhill, Florida.

Full Squads For The West Indies Tour

India’s squad for 2 Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, C Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (WK) Wriddhiman Saha (WK), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav

India’s squad for 3 ODIs: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep Saini

India’s squad for 3 T20Is: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini

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