Indian cricket team management has its eyes set on the future and among its first steps to build a pool of players for the T20 World Cup 2024, the BCCI could take a major call including appointment of a new captain and phasing out the senior players.
As per reports, BCCI could soon call up a meeting with the current India T20I captain Rohit Sharma, head coach Rahul Dravid and senior batter Virat Kohli to discuss the future course of action as far as the shortest format is concern.
The discussion, if and when it happens, is likely to revolve around the next T20 World Cup set to be held in 2024.
As there’s no confirmation, it’s being speculate that allrounder Hardik Pandya could become the captain of the T20I side with Rohit Sharma leading the ODI and the Test teams.
It’s also possible that Rahul Dravid, who is in charge of all three formats, could have his workload share by a specialist coach for the T20I side.
Unnamed BCCI source as saying that the senior players in the team will now only be focus on Tests and ODIs and in the handful of T20I matches India are said to play next year, youngsters will be given the preference.
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The official line though is that the team is not willing to publicly discuss the succession plan, yet.