Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan earned their maiden name as much as the Indian T20I squad on Saturday.© Instagram
Sachin Tendulkar, India batting legend, took to Twitter on Sunday to congratulate Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Tewatia after the trio earned their maiden call-up to the Indian group. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) introduced a 19-member squad for the upcoming five-match Twenty20 Worldwide (T20I) collection towards England on Saturday. “Heartiest congratulations @ishankishan51, @rahultewatia02 & @surya_14kumar to your maiden name as much as the Indian Workforce, and likewise to @chakaravarthy29, who missed out in Australia. Taking part in for India is the best honour for any cricketer. Wishing you all loads of success,” Tendulkar tweeted.
Taking part in for is the best honour for any cricketer.
Wishing you all loads of success.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 21, 2021
Suryakumar, who was pushing his case for a spot within the Indian squad with constant performances in home cricket and the Indian Premier League (IPL), was lastly rewarded for his arduous work.
Suryakumar’s IPL teammate Ishan Kishan additionally discovered a spot within the squad, simply hours after smashing his highest checklist A rating — 173 towards Madhya Pradesh.
Tewatia, who broke into the scene by smashing 5 sixes in an over off West Indies pacer Sheldon Cottrell, had a breakout season final yr within the IPL and was duly rewarded with a spot within the squad.
Rishabh Pant additionally made a return to the Indian squad to tackle England after lacking the restricted overs leg towards Australia Down Beneath.
Whereas Jasprit Bumrah was rested for the T20I collection, Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned to worldwide cricket after an extended harm layoff.
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