IND vs ENG: Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Tewatia on their first call-up | Cricket News

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Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan won their first call in India’s T20I squad on Saturday.© Instagram



Indian stick legend Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter on Sunday to congratulate Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Rahul Tewatia after the trio got their first call-up to the Indian squad. The Cricket Control Council of India (BCCI) announced on Saturday a 19-member squad for the upcoming Twenty20 International (T20I) five-game round against England. “Warm congratulations @ ishankishan51, @ rahultewatia02 & @ surya_14kumar on your first call to the Indian team, and also to @ chakaravarthy29, who missed Australia. Playing for India is the greatest honor for any cricketer. I wish you all the best, ”Tendulkar tweeted.

Suryakumar, who was making his case for a place in the Indian squad with consistent performances in domestic cricket and the Indian Premier League (IPL), was ultimately rewarded for his hard work.

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Suryakumar’s IPL teammate Ishan Kishan also found a spot in the squad, just hours after beating his best A-173 score against Madhya Pradesh.

Tewatia, who broke into the scene crushing five sixes in a West Indies over off pacer Sheldon Cottrell, had a breakout season last year in the IPL and was duly rewarded with a spot on the squad. .

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Rishabh Pant has also returned to the Indian squad to face England after missing the limited game against Australia Down Under.

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While Jasprit Bumrah was resting for the T20I series, Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned to international cricket after a long layoff for injury.

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