Team India will bat first against Sri Lanka.
Shubman Gill and Shivam Mavi made their debut in the first T20.
new Delhi. The teams of India and Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka) have come face to face in the first T20. The visiting team has won the toss and decided to bowl first. In this match, such a young batsman of Team India has made his debut, who has made everyone crazy with his performance in ODI and Test team. Right-handed batsman Shubman Gill will also be seen spreading his fire in T20 format. At the same time, apart from Gill, doors have also opened in international cricket for a young Indian bowler Shivam Mavi.
Talking about Shubman Gill, he is currently running in excellent form. Recently, Gill played a brilliant century in the Test match against Bangladesh. The young batsman played his first ODI against New Zealand in 2019. At the same time, he started his career in Test in 2020. The beginning of the new year was great for Shubman Gill as he is now ready to show his mettle in the T20 format as well. He has played 13 Test matches while 15 ODIs so far. Gill has one century each and 4-4 half-centuries in both the formats.
Shivam Mavi will also step into the International
Apart from Shubman Gill, young bowler Shivam Mavi has also donned the T20 cap. He caught the attention of the selectors with his performance in IPL. Mavi has the ability to bowl faster than 145 km/h. Mavi has played 32 matches in 4 seasons of IPL so far. In which he has taken 30 wickets at an average of 31.4.
Got a chance in place of Arshdeep Singh
Shivam Mavi has been included in the playing XI in place of India’s fast bowler Arshdeep Singh. For the last few days, Arshdeep was not feeling better due to ill health, due to which Shivam Mavi got a place in the Indian camp. Arshdeep Singh proved to be the highest wicket-taker for the Indian team in the T20 World Cup.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 03, 2023, 18:57 IST