IND vs SL: Team India will play a series of 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches on Sri Lanka tour (Photo-AFP)
Team India, led by Shikhar Dhawan, will tour Sri Lanka, where they have to play a series of three ODIs and as many T20 matches. 6 uncapped players have also been given a chance for this tour.
New Delhi. Team India under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan will go on a tour of Sri Lanka next month. Where he has to play a series of 3 ODIs and as many T20 matches with the host. A 20-member team has been announced for this tour. 6 uncapped players have been given a chance in the team. Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gautam have also got a chance in Team India for the first time. Five net bowlers Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrier, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore and Simarjeet Singh will also accompany the team on this tour.
Out of these five net bowlers, Ishan, Sandeep, Arshdeep and Sai Kishore have earned their name through IPL and this name is a little familiar to everyone, but one name is new for everyone on this tour. And that is Simarjit Singh. The name of 23-year-old right-arm medium pacer Simarjeet is the newest in the Indian team for the tour of Sri Lanka. This Delhi bowler is going to be a part of the senior team for the first time in any way.
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Did debut in 2018
In the last season of Vijay Hazare Trophy, this bowler took 11 wickets at an average of 28.45 and economy rate of 5.65. He was the joint second highest wicket-taker of the season for Delhi. Simarjeet made his professional debut in September 2018 in a List A match against Saurashtra. He has played 10 first class, 19 List A and 15 T20 matches for Delhi. This bowler has 37 first class, 19 List A and 18 T20 wickets. He was involved in four-wicket hauls and once five-wicket hauls in the first class, while taking four wickets once in List A.