Indian Cricket Team: India It was an unfortunate end to the undefeated innings. When the Indian team lost to Australia in the final of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The fans were emotional after the defeat but the emotions started diving into the sea of conscience, because the Indian fans were watching many Indian players play for the last time in the World Cup. There is a possibility that some Indian cricket stars may retire with the end of this tournament. Let us look at those Indian players who can retire after this past World Cup:
Will Virat Kohli play the next World Cup?
Virat Kohli is currently 35 years old. Chase Master will try to make a place in the 2027 World Cup. Anyway, ODI format remains King Kohli’s favorite format, so it is possible that he will continue playing 50 over cricket for the next four years.
Will Rohit Sharma play 2027 World Cup?
Looking at the fitness of Rohit Sharma, it does not seem possible that he will be able to play till 2027. Rohit Sharma is currently 36 years old. In a few years from here, he would like to focus on leading the team in Test cricket. However, he may be given one last chance to fulfill his dream of lifting the trophy.
Other Indian players who can take retirement
Ravindra Jadeja- India’s all-rounder Jadeja will not play the next World Cup. His fitness is excellent but the team management would like to give opportunity to other talents in future.
Mohammed Shami- Fast bowler, Mohammed Shami, the leading wicket-taker in the World Cup 2023, will not play in the next multi-nation event. Because his fitness would not allow him to continue playing for the next four years. Currently the bowler who holds the record of taking 7 wickets is 33 years old.
Shikhar Dhawan- (Shikhar Dhawan): Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been out of ‘Team India’ for a long time. He failed to participate in the World Cup 2023. The left-handed batsman may decide to retire from international cricket very soon.
Ravichandran Ashwin: Ashwin has played only one match of World Cup 2023. His age is 37 years. He will remain in the shorter formats of the game but may retire from Test and ODI.