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“From IPL to T20 World Cup: Six Wicketkeepers Eyeing a Spot in India’s Squad”

As the deadline for announcing squads for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 approaches, the competition for wicketkeeping slots in India’s squad has intensified. Let’s delve into the performances of the candidates vying for these positions in the ongoing IPL 2024 season:

1. Ishan Kishan

  • Matches: 8
  • Runs: 192
  • Average: 24.00
  • Strike-rate: 168.42
  • Dismissals: 6

2. Rishabh Pant

  • Matches: 8
  • Runs: 254
  • Average: 36.28
  • Strike-rate: 150.29
  • Dismissals: 11

3. Sanju Samson

  • Matches: 8
  • Runs: 314
  • Average: 62.8
  • Strike-rate: 152
  • Dismissals: 7

4. Jitesh Sharma

  • Matches: 8
  • Runs: 128
  • Average: 16.0
  • Strike-rate: 125.49
  • Dismissals: 10

5. Dinesh Karthik

  • Matches: 8
  • Runs: 251
  • Average: 62.75
  • Strike-rate: 196.09
  • Dismissals: 1

6. KL Rahul

  • Matches: 7
  • Runs: 286
  • Average: 40.85
  • Strike-rate: 143.00
  • Dismissals: 9

Each candidate brings a unique set of skills and recent form to the table. While Ishan Kishan has shown impressive strike rates but needs to work on consistency, Rishabh Pant has made a strong comeback post-injury and showcased his abilities both with the bat and behind the stumps. Sanju Samson’s exceptional form in IPL 2024 makes him a compelling choice, while Jitesh Sharma and KL Rahul are also in contention with their performances.

Dinesh Karthik’s stellar performances as a finisher have put him back in the spotlight, and his determination to make it to the T20 World Cup squad adds to the competition.

With the selection debate heating up, India’s management faces a challenging task of choosing the best combination of players for the tournament.

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