Would Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma be able to make to the next World Cup?
India’s unbeaten strike came to an unfortunate end when they lost the final of the ODI World Cup 2023 to Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Fans were emotional after the loss but sentiments were extra because they were seeing many Indian players for the last time in the World Cup. There are chances that a few of the cricketing stars my retire with the ending of this tournament. Let us see the Indian players whi might retire after World Cup:
Will Virat Kohli play 2027 World Cup?
Virat would try to make it to the 2027 World Cup. ODI is the favorite format for King Kohli, so it is possible that he would continue to play 50 overs cricket for four more years.
Will Rohit Sharma play 2027 World Cup?
Looking into Rohit Sharma’s fitness, it does not seem possible that he would play till 2027. In few years from here, he would like to focus on leading the team in Test cricket. However, he would try his level best to make it to the 2027 World Cup to fulfil his dream of lifting the trophy ones.
4 Indian players who might retire in this World Cup cycle
Ravindra Jadeja – The Indian all-round Jadeja would not be playing the next World Cup. He has a great fitness but the management would like to give other talents a chance in future.
Mohammed Shami – The leading wicket-taker in World Cup 2023, Mohammed Shami will not play the next multi-nation event as his fitness would not allow him to continue playing for four more years.
Shikhar Dhawan – Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been out of the ‘Team India’ for a long time. He failed to feature in the World Cup 2023. The left-handed batter could decide to retire from international cricket.
Ravichandran Ashwin – Ashwin played only one World Cup 2023 match. He is already 37 years of age. He would continue to the shorter format of the game but could retire from Test and ODI.