Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has stated that he wants to see keeper-batter Sanju Samson getting a long run in the India team. Samson has been named in the Indian squad for the T20I series against Sri Lanka, which begins at the star of January
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav has shared his first reaction after being named vice-captain of the Indian team for the upcoming T20I series against Sri Lanka. India will be playing three T20Is against Sri Lanka from January 3 to 7. With KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant not part of the T20I squad, it’s Suryakumar who has been elevated to the role of vice-captain for the series.
The Indian selectors have named the white-ball squads for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka at home. While Hardik Pandya has been picked as captain of the T20I squad, Rohit Sharma will return to lead the team in the one-dayers. Among the major developments, keeper-batter Rishabh Pant has been dropped from both squads, while there is no place for Shikhar Dhawan in the one-day team
Ravichandran Ashwin played a key role in India’s win over Bangladesh in the second Test in Dhaka on Sunday, December 25. The visitors were chasing 145 for victory and resumed to their second innings on 45/4. Things got extremely tense for India as they slumped to 74/7 in the first session of play on Day 5.
Team India bowling coach Paras Mhambrey praised stand-in captain KL Rahul after Day 4 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh, stating that he rotated the bowlers very well and kept the pressure on the opposition.
Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj has admitted that he prefers bowling wobble-seam deliveries because he has tasted success with it. The 28-year-old was one of the star performers on Day 2 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh
Team India batter Ishan Kishan created history on Saturday, December 10, shattering the record for the fastest double hundred in men’s ODIs. The left-hander clobbered 210 off 131 balls in the third one-dayer of the series against Bangladesh in Chattogram. His reached 200 in 126 balls, breaking the previous record for the fastest men’s one-day hundred with ease - Chris Gayle (138 balls).
Team India head coach Rahul Dravid hailed skipper Rohit Sharma for going out to bat in the second ODI against Bangladesh despite a thumb injury. The Indian captain hurt his hand very early in the match while trying to take a catch in the slip. He had to be taken to the hospital for scans.
Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh believes that young Shubman Gill is a strong contender to open the batting for the team during the 2023 ODI World Cup, which will be played in India. Yuvraj described Gill as a hardworking person, who is doing all the right things.