Starter Poonam Rawat has not been awarded a spot on this team at the 2023 World Cup, BCCI announced on Thursday a 16-member squad for the 2023 ICC Women's World Cup.
In addition to them, first-rate hitter Jemimah Rodrigues and fast pitcher Shikha Pandey have also been eliminated from the team.
After which many questions have started to arise in the selection committee. In this episode, now Poonam Rawat has also expressed his discontent.
Poonam Rawat shows his anger on social media
Team India's starter Poonam Rawat performed very well in 2023. This year he played a total of 6 ODIs and scored 295 runs.
That comprised a century and two half centuries. Despite such a good performance, Poonam was ignored by the World Cup team.
After which Poonam is very disappointed with this selection committee's decision. He has also expressed his displeasure on social media.
However, along with this, he has also congratulated the team for this mega event. He wrote in a tweet on Twitter,
Renuka Singh from Himachal Pradesh and Meghna Singh from Uttar Pradesh also have their place on the World Cup team.
Women's team from India and tweet from Poonam Rawat
As one of the most experienced hitters and despite consistent performances last year, I am disappointed to be ignored in the selection of the World Cup team. My average in 2023 was 73.75. I scored 295 runs in 6 ODIs.
In this list, Poonam Rawat is not part of the team so he is not happy.
Mithali Raj (Captain), Harmanpreet Kaur (Vice-Captain), Smriti Mandhana, Shefali Verma, Yastika Bhatia, Deepti Sharma, Richa Ghosh (WK), Sneh Rana, Jhulan Goswami, Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh Thakur, Taniahatiakur (WK), Rajeshwari Gaikwad and Poonam Yadav.
Renuka has yet to make her ODI debut. While Meghna has played 3 ODI.