The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) dropped Varun Chakravarthy for the T20I collection owing to a shoulder damage and named T Natarajan as his substitute for the T20I collection in opposition to Australia later this 12 months, thus handing the Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer his maiden India call-up.
Quickly after the announcement, SRH skipper David Warner was fast to congratulate Natarajan by a video posted on SRH’s Twitter deal with the place the Aussie spoke about their IPL 2020 marketing campaign.
“Congratulations to Nattu. I’ll see you in Australia. Thanks everybody. Bye.” Warner stated earlier than signing off.
— SunRisers Hyderabad (@SunRisers) November 9, 2020
Natarajan impressed the selectors by his good present in IPL 2020 the place he picked 16 wickets at an financial system fee of eight.02. However what was much more spectacular in regards to the 29-year-old was his skill to bowl yorkers at will, delivering a complete of 62 yorkers this season, 27 greater than the second-placed bowler on the record.
Earlier, Warner had hailed the pacer because the “discover of the season”.
“Natarajan is a discover of this IPL, and he’s been excellent. Rashid has been wonderful, and so has Manish Pandey at No. three. From an all-round perspective, it’s been nice. I’d wish to thank all our supporters at residence.” Warner stated within the post-match present after SRH’s defeat to Delhi Capitals in Qualifier 2.