The choice of Shardul Thakur for the 2019 ODI World Cup has generated a lot of debate. Former cricket players have discussed both the advantages and disadvantages of it in great detail, and Robin Uthappa is the newest to do so. The 2007 T20 World Cup champion acknowledged Shardul’s ability to take wickets and referred to him as a bowler of the highest calibre, but expressed concern about his economy rate.
Notably, the cricketer from Palghar has recently played frequently for the national team after Mohammed Shami was passed over by team management for the just finished Asia Cup. He is a starter in the ODI World Cup due to his ability to make fast cameos with the bat. The team lead by Rohit Sharma is anticipated to follow the same strategy. Robin Uthappa’s ODI economy, though, continues to worry him.
Ashwin received praise from Uthappa for his outstanding effort against Australia.
Axar Patel has been replaced in the Indian ODI World Cup roster by Ravichandran Ashwin, who is anticipated to play a significant part in the competition. The cricketer from Chennai should feel more confident since he has the necessary experience and is now in good rhythm. In the meantime, Uthappa praised the cricketer and predicted that he will be a threat in the World Cup.
If India chooses not to select Axar Patel, Ashwin appears to be the top choice. With his experience in India, he will be a very effective unsafe bowler. He was given an unusual opportunity, and as a talented player, he takes advantage of these circumstances to give his greatest performances. Ashwin has excelled, Uthappa remarked, from not being chosen for the World Cup team to misleading batters in the Australia series.