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Virat Kohli Sacrifices His.”: Ex-India Star On Team’s Selection Headache vs New Zealand

Former India batter Sanjay Manjrekar suggested Virat Kohli to sacrifice his no. 3 slot, which might solve India's selection headache. He feels

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 25: Virat Kohli of India walks off after being bowled out by Colin de Grandhomme of New Zealand during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm Up match between India and New Zealand at The Kia Oval on May 25, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

After easing past Sri Lanka, India have taken a 1-0 lead against New Zealand in the ODI series. With KL Rahul inaccessible for the New Zealand series because of individual reasons and Shreyas Iyer precluded with a physical issue, opener Ishan Kishan has been roped in to supplement Suryakumar Yadav in the Indian center request. Prominently, Kishan didn’t highlight in the ODI series against Sri Lanka, while Suryakumar just played the last game.

Former India batter Sanjay Manjrekar suggested Virat Kohli to sacrifice his no. 3 slot, which might solve India’s selection headache.

He feels Kohli should to surrender his spot to in-shape opener Shubman Gill, and bat at no.4 all things considered, something which he had done in 2014 to oblige Ambati Rayudu in the playing XI.

“It will be as yet interesting. One person will be profoundly disturbed. I have a plan to figure this wreck out. Have Shubman Gill bat at No. 3, he seems like he can deal with that position, and afterward Virat Kohli penances his No. 3 for a No. 4. He has done that before to Ambati Rayudu once, numerous years back against Sri Lanka. So that could be a method for figuring it out. Ishan Kishan after his twofold hundred, left and right-gave mix at the top isn’t an ill-conceived notion,” Manjrekar said on Star Sports.

Discussing the first ODI, Shubman Gill scored a splendid 208 as India clutched beat New Zealand by 12 runs in the first Day Worldwide in Hyderabad on Wednesday regardless of a rankling century from Michael Bracewell. India seemed to drift triumph with New Zealand in hot water at 131-6 while pursuing 350 after opener Gill made only the tenth twofold hundred in ODI history.

All-rounder Bracewell answered by making 140 off 78 balls prior to falling in the last over when he was stuck leg before wicket by Shardul Thakur.

Trained early spells by India quick bowlers Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj limited New Zealand before Bracewell’s late firecrackers gave them any desire for an electrifying success.

Finn Allen struck a blustery 40 at the highest point of the request however New Zealand were confronting a weighty loss once Siraj eliminated Latham for the 6th wicket. Bracewell was then joined by left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner, who hit 57 of 45 balls as a feature of a noteworthy 162-run organization prior to tumbling to Siraj.

Bracewell smacked 12 fours and 10 sixes however completed on the horrible side as Siraj was the pick of the Indian bowlers with figures of 4-46.

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Prior, the 23-year-old Gill assisted India with posting a considerable all out of 349-8 after an innings traversing 149 balls and highlighting 19 fours and nine sixes.