New players will get chance in T20 series against New Zealand
3 match T20 series starting from 27 January
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team badly washed New Zealand in the ODI series. Now the 3-match ODI series is going to start. Here the case is going to be completely different because instead of experienced players, new players are going to come from Team India. The selectors have bet on youngsters by keeping bigwigs like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli out of T20.
After making a clean sweep of New Zealand in the ODI series in 3 matches, India has to play in the T20 series of the same number of matches from 27 January. In the T20 format, the BCCI has made up its mind to give ample opportunities to the youth and for this reason, not one or two but 8 new players are going to be seen in the team. In this, some have experience of playing for India before, while many players are waiting for their debut.
more than half a dozen new players
Many players of the Indian team playing in the ODI series have not been given a chance in the T20 series. In this, along with captain Rohit Sharma and former captain Virat Kohli, fast bowlers Mohammad Siraj and Shardul Thakur have also not been kept in the T20 team. Rituraj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Arshdeep Singh, Shivam Mavi, Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar are named in the team selected for T20 against New Zealand. Out of this, Mukesh Kumar and Jitesh Sharma are still waiting for their debut in this format.
India-New Zealand T20 series schedule
1st T20, January 27, 7.00 pm, Ranchi
Second T20, January 29, 7.00 pm, Lucknow
3rd T20, February 1, 7.00 pm, Ahmedabad
India’s T20 team against New Zealand
Hardik Pandya (captain), Suryakumar Yadav (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi , Prithvi Shaw, Mukesh Kumar
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 25, 2023, 21:13 IST