Red hot form in domestic cricket strengthens Yuvraj Singh's case for ICC World Cup 2015
If there was one name, whose ouster from India's 30-man World Cup squad created a furore amid cricket fans, it was of Yuvraj Singh.
New Delhi: If there was one name, whose ouster from India's 30-man World Cup squad created a furore amid cricket fans, it was of Yuvraj Singh.
The southpaw, who was adjudged the Man of the Series in the previous World Cup won by India, was shown the door by the selectors, who thought he wasn't good enough to weave his magic on the bouncy tracks of Australia and New Zealand.
But, days after he was excluded from the World Cup squad, the veteran left-hander replied back with three consecutive centuries in the ongoing season of the Ranji Trophy against Haryana (130), Maharashtra (136 ) and Saurashtra (182).
Yuvraj was one of the five senior Team India players who weren't considered for the forthcoming World Cup. Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh were the others who were shown the door by the Indian selectors.
Another reason why Yuvraj could make a comeback into the squad is because of the the injury to Ravindra Jadeja. In all likelihood, Jadeja, who suffered a shoulder injury during the ongoing Australia-India Test series, may miss out in the squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, to be announced on January 6.
Yuvraj's potentital with the cricket ball is hidden from none and his presence could add a lot of life to the inexperienced Indian middle-order.
While many believe the selectors should pick players from the 30-member squad, Yuvraj's could break that unwritten rule considering his match-winning performances.