T20 World Cup: Pant or Sanju Samson, who should get a chance in the playing XI? Sunil Gavaskar expressed his choice

New Delhi. The T20 World Cup has started. India will play its first match against Ireland on June 5. The Indian team has also reached America for this. Team India will be led by Rohit Sharma. There is still talk about the wicketkeeper whether Rishabh Pant or Sanju Samson will get a chance in the World Cup. Sunil Gavaskar has given his opinion on this. Gavaskar has selected Rishabh Pant for this.

Sunil Gavaskar, while talking on Star Sports, said, “I think if you select based on wicketkeeping, then Rishabh Pant is a better wicketkeeper than Sanju Samson. We are not talking about batting here. However, the player will also be selected based on batting. But Rishabh Pant has also batted well in the last few matches. Sanju Samson also gave a great start in the IPL season. He was sending the ball out of the field.”

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did wonders in warm up match
Rishabh Pant played an innings of 53 runs off 32 balls in the warm-up match against Bangladesh. During this, he hit 4 fours and 4 sixes. He scored runs at a strike rate of 165.62. Pant is the X-factor of Team India in the T20 World Cup. He was badly injured in a road accident in December 2022. After this, he remained out of the field for a year and returned in IPL 2024. He batted well in the IPL.

Indian team for T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Sanju Samson, Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj, Jaspreet Bumrah.

Tags: Rishabh Pant, sanju samson, Sunil Gavaskar, T20 World Cup, Team India

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