Team India Got A Dangerous Finisher; Can Become The Biggest Threat For Rinku Singh

Akash Kumar Mishra
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Rinku Singh Replacement

Most of the players of the Indian team are currently seen in IPL 2024. Everyone focuses on the T20 World Cup 2024 from June 1 through IPL. A great performance in this tournament can get any player a place in the World Cup squad. The World Cup squad is to be released by May 1.

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In such a situation, the first half, i.e. the first month, is very important for every player. Indian players are also performing. Rinku Singh, who reached Team India last season, had confirmed his place, while now another player like him has become a threat to his place.

Who Is That Player?

We are talking about Shivam Dube, who can be a great plus for Team India. He is a brilliant left-handed batsman as well as a medium-pace bowler. His batting prowess has been visible in the IPL for the last two years, after which he returned to Team India.

After performing well in IPL 2024, he would like to make his place in Team India for the T20 World Cup. On Tuesday, he played a brilliant inning of 51 runs in 23 balls against Gujarat. After this, the discussion started on whether Team India has got another dangerous finisher.

Danger For Rinku Singh?

Rinku Singh cemented his place in Team India’s T20 squad in the last few months. After this, whether Shivam Dube plays or not is also considered certain, and Rinku Singh’s place is confirmed. But if Shivam Dube continues this form, the selectors cannot ignore him.

Apart from Rinku Singh, he can also be a dangerous finisher. Not only this, he is also capable of bowling. His place can be formed in Team India. When it comes to making a place in the playing 11, an all-rounder always gives a better combination, so in that respect, Shivam can become a threat to Rinku.

A Look At Shivam Dube’s Statistics

Talking about Shivam Dube, he has also played 1 ODI and 21 T20 Internationals for India. After 2019, he returned to the team directly in 2023. During this period, he practised hard, and his luck changed when he joined CSK in IPL 2022. His bat worked, and he proved helpful in the team. He has 1191 runs in his name after playing 53 matches in IPL at an average of 30 and a strike rate of more than 140. He has also taken four wickets.

Apart from the Ireland and Afghanistan series, he played in the Asian Games for India. In IPL 2022, Shivam scored 289 runs in 11 matches; in 2023, he scored 418 runs in 16 matches. He can also be an excellent finisher for Team India in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024. This tournament will be played from June 1 to June 29 and hosted by the USA and West Indies.

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