Team India for Asia Cup may be announced tomorrow. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) men’s senior selection committee meeting will be held in New Delhi on Monday. If initial discussions are to be believed, Jasprit Bumrah may be made the team’s vice-captain in place of Hardik Pandya.
ndian captain Rohit Sharma, head coach Rahul Dravid will be involved in this meeting led by Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar. Selector SS Das will join the meeting through video conference as he is currently on a tour of Ireland with the team
Why Bumrah’s case is strong
Regarding fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah, a BCCI source told a news agency – If you look at experience in terms of leadership, Bumrah is ahead of Hardik Pandya. He took over the captaincy of the Test team in 2022. He was also the vice-captain of the ODI team before Pandya during the ODI tour of South Africa.
Don’t be surprised if you see Bumrah becoming ODI vice-captain for both Asia Cup and World Cup. This is the reason why he has been given the captaincy in Ireland in place of Rituraj Gaikwad