Indian all-rounder Vijay Shankar was recently selected for India’s 15-member World Cup squad because of his three-dimensional abilities. Veteran cricketer Ambati Rayudu was not selected because of his Tamil Nadu team-mate. It was speculated that Vijay would be batting at number four for team India.
Speaking to ANI, Vijay Shankar told, “There's a difference between batting at number four position and batting in the lower order. How I prepare myself will the real challenge for me. I need to be in good shape, the most important thing will be how I play according to the situation. I should be equipped to play in any condition.”
Shankar plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League and did not have a great season this year. Shankar very happy after he got selected in the Indian squad as he said that it was a dream come true. Playing for the country is the ultimate goal for every cricketer.
India’s squad for World Cup: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Kartik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Bumrah , Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami.