The bench strength of India today is second to none as three different teams can play all 3 formats at the same time. There’s still no certainty regarding the Asia Cup this year due to the dates clashing with the World Test championship final.
Still, it is believed that if Asia Cup still goes ahead BCCI might decide to send a second-string side for the tournament. Many of the prominent Indian cricketers will be playing the world Test championship final as a result white-ball specialists might be allowed to play in the Asia Cup. In this feature, we look ahead at India’s probable second-string playing XI if Asia Cup is played this year.
India’s Predicted Playing XI For The Asia Cup
1. KL Rahul ©
The Indian side might be captained by KL Rahul if Asia Cup happens this year. Rahul has the experience of captaining in the IPL and BCCI might announce him the captain for Asia Cup. Rahul is unlikely to be part of India’s squad that will play New Zealand in the world test championship final.
The opening batsman will be hoping that the Asia cup goes ahead as it will allow him to score runs and once again become a regular fixture in India’s T20I squad.
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