6 players who can replace Virat Kohli at No. 3 in the 2019 World Cup

In a recent interview, India’ cricket head coach Ravi Shastri felt that Virat Kohli coming down at No.4 will strengthen India’s batting prospects in the upcoming World Cup in England. If that eventually happens, we look at few players who can occupy the crucial No.3 spot.

1. Ajinkya Rahane

With the coach Ravi Shastri hinting at resting regular openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma for the 5-match Australia ODI series at home, the gates for the likes of Rahane up the order might just open. Can one of the most dependable batsmen for India in Tests make a strong comeback just before the World Cup?

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