Why Ishan Kishan is not playing in T20 World Cup 2024?

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Why Ishan Kishan is not playing today?
Why Ishan Kishan is not playing today?

The T20 World Cup 2024 will shortly commence in USA. This tournament is conducted to establish the king of cricket in the shortest format of the game. The squads of all participating teams are filled with regular international cricketers and it has been witnessed many a times that a few talented and deserving players failed to get a place in the team. One such case is going on with the No. 1 T20 Team, India. Indian youngster Ishan Kishan who is known for his hard hitting sixes is not included in the Indian Squad for T20 World Cup 2024. See why Ishan Kishan is not playing today.

India squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

India squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024
India squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2024

Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj

Reserves: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed and Avesh Khan

Why Ishan Kishan is not playing today in T20 World Cup 2024?

The Indian team management showed faith in Ishan Kishan as an opener by giving him opportunity in a lot of matches. At a point of time, it was looking like the selectors have picked the opener to partner Rohit Sharma. However, as soon as KL Rahul returned to the squad, Ishan Kishan lost his place. It was quite unfortunate as he didn’t even get a place in the reserve players for T20 World Cup 2024.

Why Ishan Kishan is not in T20 World Cup 2024?

Why Ishan Kishan is not in Asia Cup 2022?
Why Ishan Kishan is not in T20 World Cup 2024?

Ishan Kishan did not get a place in the Indian Squad for T20 World Cup 2024 because of disciplinary actions. Ishan has been omitted from the central contract. In the beginning, it seemed like Ishan Kishan was in the plans of Indian selectors for the shortest format because he was in the playing 11 for many bilateral T20 series before the Asia Cup. However, he was not included in T20 World Cup squad because there were only 15 spots and there is already plenty of players at the opening spot in Team India.