New Zealand defeated India by 21 runs in the first T20.
Sanju Samson was injured in the T20 series against Sri Lanka.
New Delhi. The Indian team is currently competing with the New Zealand team in the T20 series. Some players of the team are sitting waiting for the opportunity. But there is a tough competition to make a place in the playing XI. We are going to talk about Sanju Samson, who was the subject of much discussion a few days back regarding his chances in the team. In the presence of Rishabh Pant, Samson was not getting a place in the T20 team. After which the fans were also seen criticizing the BCCI.
The matter does not end here, when Samson got a chance, luck did not favor him. He could not do anything special with the first bat, after that he also suffered a knee injury. Due to which he was ruled out of two T20 matches against Sri Lanka. He visited NCA for rehabilitation. However, now he has got approval from there and he is fully fit. Sanju has confirmed this in his Instagram post.
All set and ready to go – Sanju Samson
Samson posted a post on Instagram, in which he is seen with the batting kit. He wrote in the caption, ‘All set and ready to go.’ Jitesh Sharma was included in the team after Sanju was injured. However, he did not get a chance in the playing XI. Jitesh is also a part of the series against New Zealand.
Hardik Pandya has very little time, an important decision will have to be taken in 24 hours, at stake…
Will Samson have to wait again?
Team India already has two wicketkeepers. Ishaan Kishan has played the first T20 against New Zealand and it is expected that he will be a part of the playing eleven in the coming two matches as well. At the same time, Jitesh is also finding it difficult to get a chance in the last T20. On the other hand, Prithvi Shaw has also been waiting for a long time in search of an opportunity. In such a situation, Sanju is finding it very difficult to get a chance in this series.
New Zealand gave a crushing defeat to India in the first T20. The second match will prove to be a do or die situation for Team India. Both the teams will compete with each other on January 29 at the Icona Stadium in Lucknow.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 28, 2023, 15:01 IST