Ambati Rayudu, a day after getting ignored by national selectors from the Indian Cricket team squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, put out a humorous tweet and took a sly dig at chief selector MSK Prasad. Rayudu said in his tweet that he has "Just Ordered a new set of 3d glasses to watch the world cup." India Team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Announcement: Dinesh Karthik Included, No Place for Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant.
Rayudu's comment comes in the wake of MSK Prasad commenting during the declaration of the team press conference that Vijay Shankar was picked over Ambati Rayudu because of Shankar's "three dimensional skills" of batting, bowling and fielding. Rishabh Pant, Ambati Rayudu Not Part Of India Team For ICC Cricket World Cup 2019; Netizens Express Disappointment.
Read Ambati Rayudu's Tweet Below:
Just Ordered a new set of 3d glasses to watch the world cup 😉😋..
— Ambati Rayudu (@RayuduAmbati) April 16, 2019
On Monday, Team India's national selection committee announced the 15 member squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Other than Ambati Rayudu's exclusion, Rishabh Pant not getting a ticket for the World Cup also surprised many. However Twitterati expressed happiness at Dinesh Karthik's inclusion in the squad.
India’s squad for the ICC CWC19 announced: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MSD (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd Shami. The Cricket World Cup starts from May 30 and the final will be played on July 14, 2019 at the Mecca of Cricket, Lord's Cricket Ground.