IND vs ENG: Cricket Fraternity Reacts As Suryakumar Yadav’s Long Wait For Maiden India Call-Up Comes To An End


Suryakumar Yadav, after scoring tons of runs within the IPL and home cricket, lastly earned a maiden call-up to the Indian crew as he was named within the Twenty 20 International (T20I) squad for the five-match sequence towards England. Apart from Suryakumar Yadav, his IPL teammate Ishan Kishan and Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Tewatia had been additionally picked within the aspect after impressing within the cash-rich league in Dubai final yr. Suryakumar Yadav was one of many standout performers for Mumbai Indians as they grew to become IPL champions for a record-extending fifth time. Fans have been lengthy demanding for his inclusion within the Indian crew primarily based on the IPL efficiency and desires poured in from all quarters after he lastly made the minimize on Saturday. Former India quick bowler Irfan Pathan, RP Singh and veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Sigh had been amongst first few cricketers to congratulate Suryakumar Yadav after he was picked in India’s T20I aspect.

“Finally the wait is over for @surya_14kumar congratulations buddy. Goodluck @ishankishan51 @rahultewatia02 for your debut guys,” Irfan Pathan tweeted.

Harbhajan Singh, who was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders through the IPL 2021 public sale, congratulated each Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan for incomes their maiden call-up to the Indian crew.

“So good to finally @surya_14kumar in Team India Good luck,” learn Harbhajan’s tweet.

Congratulating Ishan Kishan, who smashed 173 runs off simply 94 balls within the Vijay Hazare Trophy match towards Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, Harbhajan wrote: “Congratulations @ishankishan51 very good to see him Team India.”

“Congratulations to @surya_14kumar, @ishankishan51 and @rahultewatia02 for making it to the Indian team for the first time. Wish all of you a great future,” RP Singh wrote on Twitter.

Senior India quick bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar returned to the Indian crew after a protracted damage layoff that saved him out of India’s tour of Australia and the continued Test sequence towards England. Wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant, who was not a part of the T20I sequence in Australia has additionally made a comeback to the aspect, whereas quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been rested.


All 5 matches of the T20I sequence can be performed on the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, with the primary T20I scheduled to be performed on March 12.

India’s T20I squad: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur. 

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