The Indian cricket had witnessed many world class players like Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Shikhar Dhawan, and Rohit Sharma this decade. Some of the famous cricketers like Dhoni and Rohit Sharma entered their late 30s and might play their last world cup in 2019. Let us take a look at some of them.
- Rohit Sharma
He is the only cricketer who slammed double centuries in both the test and ODI formats of cricket. Though he was in poor form at the moment, he expects to play for the tour against England and the World Cup in the upcoming summer. In addition, he scored three double centuries in the ODIs. He is one of the players who will enter the late-30s in 2023 and have to fight to retain his spot in the World Cup team by that time. He played 180 ODIs and slammed 6594 runs. He scored 330 runs in World Cup 2015. His expertise and experience will be a crucial asset for the team this year.
- Shikhar Dhawan
He is one of the crucial openers for India in all the formats of cricket. He is in a good form for now. He was India’s best batsman in World Cup 2015 and scored 412 runs at an average of 51.50. He will cross the age of 33 years by 2018 December and may participate in World Cup 2019 by his experience and might. He is the fifth highest scorer for World Cup 2015 but he might not play for India in World Cup 2023 as he may cross 37 years by 2023.
- MS Dhoni
This Cool captain of Chennai Super Kings announced retirement from the captaincy of all formats and test cricket many years ago. Though he is still donning the wicket-keeping duties and is in good batting form, for now, he might not play for World Cup 2023 as he might cross his 40s by then. He is suffering injury woes but performing well at the need of the hour. He might play for the tour against England and World Cup 2019, probably his last world cup.