Indore. Venkatesh Iyer and fast bowler Avesh Khan (Venkatesh Iyer and Avesh Khan) from Indore in Madhya Pradesh have been selected in Team India. Both have been selected for the three-match T20 series against New Zealand. Venkatesh Iyer was in his room after losing to Kerala in a match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament on Tuesday. Iyer’s team, playing for Madhya Pradesh, lost the match. Suddenly there was unexpected and good news for 26-year-old hard hitting all-rounder Iyer. The door of the room was knocked down. Iyer opened the door and his MP and medium pacer Avesh Khan was standing outside.
In an interview, Venkatesh Iyer told that when I opened the door, Avesh smiled and said ‘Bhai congratulations’ and hugged me. I did not understand anything. I asked Avesh what happened. To this Avesh said that you and I have been selected in the Indian team for the upcoming domestic T20 competition against New Zealand. After that I got excited. I hugged passion again. Both these talented players, who hail from Indore, have been selected in the 16-member Indian team for the upcoming T20 series.
Iyer said – I did not expect
In an interview given to an English newspaper, Venkatesh Iyer said that “I am very happy. I worked really hard for this. Honestly on the field. I was not expecting that. Every time I go out to bat, I just want to perform and score more runs for my team. Really grateful to the selectors, the captain and all my seniors and coaches for this selection. It is every cricketer’s dream to wear India jersey someday and that day has come. I am very happy. I don’t have enough words to express my happiness.
Great performance in IPL
Let us tell you that Venkatesh Iyer made headlines while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders in the recently concluded 2021 IPL Phase 2. Iyer scored 370 runs in 10 matches at an average of 41.11. He also hit 37 fours and 14 sixes in his IPL debut at a strike rate of 128.47. Iyer was also adjudged man of the match in Qualifier 2 against Delhi Capitals. He also bowled 8.3 overs in the tournament and took 3 wickets. It is being told that keeping this performance of IPL in mind, he has been selected in the Indian team.