5 Indian Players Who Might Retire After World Cup 2023
Preparations for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 have started. India is hosting the World Cup. The Indian team will also start preparing for the World Cup after IPL 2023. Let me tell you, this could be the last World Cup for many Indian players.
1. Shikhar Dhawan
The 37-year-old opener Shikhar Dhawan is still waiting to make a comeback in the team. It is being said that Dhawan may announce his retirement after the 2023 Cricket World Cup. Dhawan has been a giant of Indian cricket in ODIs – 6793 runs in 167 ODIs at an average of 44 with 17 centuries.
2. Rohit Sharma
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has turned 36 years old. He will be 40 by the next World Cup. In such a situation, Rohit can also retire after the World Cup.
Rohit Sharma has attested his status as a legendary opener in the ODI format: 7764 runs at 56 as an opener with 28 centuries, 3 of which are double hundreds. The World Cup 2023 is his last opportunity to add the illustrious ODI World Cup trophy to his name.
3. Dinesh Karthik
Wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik is currently out of India’s ODI team. But he has been a part of the team in t20 world cup 2022. Although he could still make a comeback in the ODI team.
4. Ravichandran Ashwin
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is currently out of India’s ODI team. His last ODI appearance came in January 2022, although he could still make a comeback into the ODI side.
He was part of the 2011 World Cup winning squad. Ashwin, who fell out of favor in the ODI team after 2017, will turn 37 in September, making this year’s ODI World Cup his last chance.
5. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja, the 34-year-old left-arm spinner, is in scintillating form right now. He is performing brilliantly in all the three formats of cricket. But it is being said that this could be his last World Cup.