We had Rohit in mind, but everyone wanted Piyush for WC 2011: ex-selector Raja Venkat

Story by Pawan Punjabi 5 months ago

India's-selector and the World Cup winning team's committee member Raja Venkat revealed that Rohit Sharma was in consideration and the first choice pick, but the team management wanted the leggie Piyush Chawla. Venkat’s fellow selector Surendra Bhave recalled: “We needed a leg-spinner. Piyush was fit and was contributing to the batting department too. He had a very good googly.”

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