Deepak Hooda or Akshar Patel, who will pay the compensation?
With Jadeja, there is no shortage of spin specialist and power hitter in the team. Now that he is out of the match against Pakistan, the biggest question before Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid will be who to include in his place in the playing eleven. Deepak Hooda and Akshar Patel are India’s best options as all-rounders. If an all-rounder is replaced by an all-rounder, either of these two can be included in the team.
There may also be a change in strategy
Rohit Sharma got only 2 overs from Ravindra Jadeja against Pakistan. It looked like he was using Jaddu as a batting specialist. Virat Kohli was seen bowling against Hong Kong. If their strategy is to focus on additional batsmen, then both Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik will be part of the playing XI and in such a scenario, Hardik Pandya will join the team as the only all-rounder.
Match winning innings played against Pakistan
He went wicketless for 11 runs in two overs against Pakistan. He was encouraged to bat at number four and played a crucial innings of 35 off 29 balls and a 52-run partnership with Hardik Pandya (33 not out off 17 balls) as India chased down the target of 148 runs. done Although Jadeja did not get a chance to bat against Hong Kong, he bowled an economical 1/15 with an economy rate of 3.75 in his four overs.
He was also injured on the Windies tour
This is not the first time Jadeja has been troubled by a right knee injury this year. A similar injury ruled him out of the West Indies tour in July, in which Patel replaced him in all three matches. In 25 T20 matches, Patel scored 147 runs and took 21 wickets. After topping Group A at Asia Cup 2022 with wins against Pakistan and Hong Kong, India have advanced to the Super Four stage and will now take on Pakistan on Sunday.
Indian Team for Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma (captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket), Dinesh Karthik (wicket), Hardik Pandya, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvender Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan.
Ravindra Jadeja has been ruled out of Asia Cup 2022