Wasim Jaffer opens up on not getting long rope in international cricket. From 2000 until 2008, Wasim Jaffer was a member of the Indian national squad.
Wasim Jaffer, a legendary Indian batter, has spoken out about the short rope in international cricket. The 45-year-old played for the Indian national team from 2000 to 2008 for a brief period of time. The right-handed hitter acknowledged wishing he had continued to represent India after 2008.
The 45-year-old added that he had spoken with some of the selectors and surprised by their answer. asserting that they were considering other candidates in addition to him. The fact that he became Mumbai’s captain in the same year and amassed 1260 runs in the Ranji Trophy, he said, was even more unexpected.
The venerable Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer has spoken out about how short the rope is in international cricket. The 45-year-old only briefly for the Indian national team from 2000 to 2008. The right-handed hitter confessed he regretted not joining India’s team after 2008.
The 45-year-old also stated that he had spoken with several of the selectors and surprise by their response, saying that they were considering candidates other than him. Even more unexpected, he continued, were his promotion to captain of Mumbai in the same year and his 1260 runs in the Ranji Trophy.
I made 80 and 100 not out, but even then I wasn’t selected: Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer also thought back on the 2012 Irani Trophy match he participated in. He scored an 80 and an unbeatable 100, which is notable. In a similar vein, he feels that it was his last opportunity because Shikhar Dhawan. A teammate from the same game, chosen for the national squad.
“I recall a 2012 Irani Trophy game when Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, and I participated in. The former opener continued. “Even though I made 80 and 100 not out in that match, I wasn’t chosen. I believe that my final chance because Shikhar was chosen after I was. When he made 118 in his debut Test match, there was no turning back.
“So, yes, remorse is unavoidable, but I trust in fate. You only receive what is predetermined by fate. It wouldn’t be fair to argue that I haven’t gained anything from where I started. I must be grateful for that, no matter how much I have, Jaffer said.