I Was Told I’m Old. Selectors Said ‘Above 30, We’re Not Picking Anyone’

I was told I’m old. Selectors said ‘above 30, we’re not picking anyone’

The 35-year-old batter, who recently played the IPL for Kolkata Knight riders, continues to wait for his maiden India call-up despite piling 5947 runs from 79 First-Class matches at an impressive average of 50.39.

The Indian domestic cricket circuit has had a long and cherished history. It may have fallen behind to the IPL in the pecking order in terms of popularity, but the likes of Ranji Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy tournaments are still the backbone of Indian cricket. Players such as Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari and Shreyas Iyer, who today are an integral part of the Indian international set-up are all products of an impressive core domestic set-up.


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