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Michael Vaughan Opines Yashaswi Jaiswal Should’ve Been In India’s WTC Squad
By CricShots - May 12, 2023 3:42 pm
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With KL Rahul being ruled out of the IPL 2023 and also from the World Test Championship (WTC) final, the BCCI recently named Ishan Kishan as his replacement. However, former English skipper, Michael Vaughan, who has been pretty much vocal on social media, presented his views and opined that Yashasvi Jaiswal could have been an interesting replacement for the injured Rahul.

Yashaswi Jaiswal
Yashaswi Jaiswal 

KL Rahul sustained an injury to his upper right thigh when he was fielding in a game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Post his injuries there were speculations that the wicket-keeper batter would miss the finals of the World Test Championship which was later confirmed by Rahul himself as he cleared the air that he will not be able to play in the marquee event.

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As per a statement released by BCCI, they revealed “After consultations with specialists, it has been decided that Rahul will undergo surgery at the earliest followed by rehab at the National Cricket Academy for the same. He is ruled out of the upcoming ICC World Test Championship (WTC) final against Australia.”

 Regardless of the fact that Kishan has started to pick up some form in recent times, the former England cricketer opined that he would have picked Yashasvi Jaiswal in India’s WTC squad as the southpaw is having a dream run in the IPL 2023 so far.

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Michael Vaughan took to Twitter and wrote, “I would have selected @ybj_19 as KL Rahul’s replacement for the World Test championship final … He is that good .. he is going to be a superstar .. #India.”