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India's Asia Cup 2023 Squad Announcement


Cricket  •  21 Aug, 2023  •  3,114 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Anand Swami


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The much-anticipated announcement of India's squad for the Asia Cup 2023 has just been made. As fans and experts dissected the selection, certain inclusions, exclusions, and revelations stood out. Here are some key highlights from the announcement that every cricket enthusiast needs to know.

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Maiden Call for Tilak Varma

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Tilak Varma, having showcased consistent performances, has been rewarded with his first ODI call-up. This decision sheds light on the selectors' belief in fostering young talent and providing opportunities based on current form. Many are keenly watching to see how he'll perform on such a grand stage, adding an exciting dimension to the team dynamics.

Veterans Return, Chahal Sits Out

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Both Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul make their comeback into the team, signalling the importance of experienced players in crucial tournaments. Yuzvendra Chahal, despite being one of the top limited-overs spinners, finds himself outside the squad. With Kuldeep Yadav taking the slot, the dynamics of the spin department promise some intense matches ahead.

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Gavaskar’s Nod of Approval

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Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has expressed his contentment with the chosen squad, mentioning it's probably the best selection possible. While debates are inevitable after such announcements, having an endorsement from someone of Gavaskar's stature underscores the potential strength of this team, setting a positive tone for the upcoming matches.

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