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‘Unable to get selected due to’: Rinku Singh breaks silence on T20 World Cup snobbery

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The decision taken by the Indian cricket team selectors to exclude Rinku Singh from the 2024 T20 World Cup squad has drawn widespread criticism from fans and experts. The BCCI decided to go with Shivam Dube and Axar Patel as all-round options, but that resulted in Rinku getting a place in the reserves. It was a poor IPL campaign for Rinku as he didn’t get many chances to bat and ended up scoring just 168 runs. However, KKR won the competition and Rinku has now broken his silence on the T20 World Cup snub. In a recent interview, Rinku said that the decision not to include him in the team was due to the composition of the team and even revealed the conversation he had with skipper Rohit Sharma regarding this decision.

“Yes, someone feels a bit bad if they don’t get selected despite a good performance. However, this time I couldn’t get selected due to the team combination. That’s not it. is okay, we shouldn’t think too much about things that are not in our hands Yes, I was a little upset at first, whatever happened, it’s good Rohit Bhaiya didn’t say anything. special. He only said that you have to continue working hard after two years. There is no need to worry too much. That’s what he told me,” Rinku said in an interview. with Dainik Jagran.

Kolkata Knight Riders comfortably beat Sunrisers Hyderabad in the IPL 2024 final by eight wickets to clinch the title. This was the third IPL trophy for the franchise.

“Great feeling right now. Dream has come true – I have been here for 7 years and we are so happy. Thanks to GG sir. I will finally lift the IPL trophy. It was God’s plan,” Rinku said after the victory.

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