Following months of intense argument and reasoning, BCCI has lastly picked up Mumbai batsman Suryakumar Yadav for Group India T20 crew forward of the limited-over collection towards England at dwelling. The Mumbai batsman was pegged to be picked for the Indian crew after a formidable IPL 2020 when he performed a number of essential knocks for the crew together with a blazing knock within the ultimate towards Delhi Capitals.
The 30-year-old right-handed batsman wasn’t the one cricketer to earn a maiden call-up as Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Tewatia and fellow MI team-mate Ishan Kishan additionally made the reduce.
The choice ended a protracted watch for Suryakumar to the Indian crew and the Mumbai Ranji skipper made his feeling obvious when he posted a photograph of himself on social media the place he may very well be seen sitting in the midst of the pitch of the enduring DY Patil Stadium. He short-captioned the publish: “The sensation is surreal.”
And to make his day much more particular Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to congratulate Suryakumar together with Tewatia and Kishan.
“Heartiest congratulations @ishankishan51, @rahultewatia02 & @surya_14kumar in your maiden name as much as the Indian Group, and likewise to @chakaravarthy29, who missed out in Australia. Enjoying for India is the best honour for any cricketer. Wishing you all a variety of success,” Tendulkar tweeted.
India’s T20I squad for England: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Y Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy, Axar Patel, W Sundar, R Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep, Shardul Thakur.
The primary T20I can be performed on March 12 after the continuing Take a look at collection concludes. Each the groups are gearing up for the third Take a look at which commences on February 24.