India VS West Indies: India is leading 2-0 in the series against West Indies, after capturing the series, Team India has already made an unbeatable lead in the series. The Indian team will go here on Sunday to experiment in the third and final T20 International against the West Indies.
Opportunity to try new options
With less than 8 months left for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia, Rohit will try his options and it could start with the search for a reserve opener. In the absence of KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan has failed to impress at the top of the order and he could be replaced by the talented Gaikwad who has been sitting out so far.
Fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel have impressed so far but it remains to be seen whether Rohit changes the bowling combination to give Mohammad Siraj a chance or not. Avesh Khan, who is awaiting his debut, is also an option.
Shreyas in place of Virat
Virat will not play in the third T20, so Shreyas Iyer is sure to get a chance in his place. On the other hand, the West Indies team, which defeated England 3-2 at home, is still looking for the first win on the current tour of India. The team lost the ODI series 0-3 testimonies Kieron Pollard’s team has not tasted victory yet.
India Sri Lanka Test Series
Team India’s Announcement- Nishant and Saha are also out. Pujara and Rahane are not included in the team.
Opener Rohit Sharma will be the new Test captain of Team India. Along with this, he will lead the Indian team in all three formats of cricket For the upcoming home series against Sri Lanka, the selection committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Test team on Saturday. There will be a three-match T20 and two-match Test series between the two teams.
Top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara and former vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane, who is struggling with poor form, have not been included in the Test team. While fast bowler Ishant Sharma, wicket-keeper batsman Wriddhiman Saha also could not make it to Team India. Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was included in the team. The responsibility has been entrusted, he has been made the vice-captain of the team.
Show your strength in Ranji Trophy
Chief selector Chetan Sharma on omitting Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara in the team said that the decision was discussed with both the batsmen. They need to find form in their better performance in the domestic tournament Ranji Trophy. Ishant and Saha have also been requested to play Ranji.
Saurabh New Face, Jadeja, and Samson return
UP’s left-arm spinner Saurabh Kumar is the only new face in the Indian team. He made his first-class debut in 2014. He has played a total of 46 matches in which he has taken 196 wickets, scored 1572 runs, including 2 centuries and 8 half-centuries.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and Sanju Samson will return to Team India in the T20 series against Sri Lanka. Jadeja will return to the field after recovering from injury, While Washington Sundar and KL Rahul are battling with injuries, will be out of the whole series.