After winning the ODI series against the West Indies 3-0, the focus now shifts to the 5 matches of the T20I series against the same opponent. The Indian team is looking forward to marking their final players for the upcoming ICC T20I cricket world cup later this year.
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The Indian team is full of youngsters and with Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal and Virat Kohli resting for this series and the absence of KL Rahul due to injury. It was pretty clear that a lot of young players will have the opportunity to play in this series and they would like to take full advantage of this opportunity.
One of those young players who has beaten to team India is Arshdeep Singh. The medium paced left arm bowler plays for Punjab kings in the IPL and has had a few good previous seasons of Premier T20 competition.
He was included in India’s T20 squad for the series against England but only got 1 game to play. He was part of the recently concluded ODI series against the West Indies but didn’t get the chance in any of the matches, but he has been included in the XI games of the 1st T20I game against the West Indies.
Watching his inclusion in the XI playing, the netizens were hugely impressed, check out some of the reactions.
ab ayega na asli maja
— Priyanka Joshi (@Priyank) July 29, 2022
Speaking of the match, West Indian skipper Nicholas Pooran won the toss and chose to field first.
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Rohit Sharma led off the innings with Suryakumar Yadav and as we type, India has lost the wicket to Suryakumar Yadav and the Indian team has scored 44 runs after 5 overs.