The Indian team has to play a five-Test series against England. Now the Indian selectors have announced the Indian team for the first two test matches. In this, young Dhruv Jurel has got a chance in Team India for the first time. Whereas Shardul Thakur and Mohammed Shami have not got a chance. On the other hand, Pakistani team had to face defeat by 46 runs in the first T20 match against New Zealand. Let us know, 10 big news from the sports world.
David Warner landed on the field by helicopter
To become a part of the Sydney Thunder team, David Warner landed directly on the Sydney ground by helicopter just before the start of the match. Till now in cricket, no player had made such a grand entry on the field just before a match. His entry in this has been seen quite spectacularly. Warner, in his statement to Channel 7 after landing on the field, said that this ride was very good. Seeing Sydney from above is a different pleasure, it was quite spectacular.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 5 wickets
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, returning to first-class cricket after 6 years, has made a spectacular comeback in the match against Bengal by taking the wickets of 5 of their top order batsmen. In this Group-B match, the Uttar Pradesh team was limited to only 60 runs in its first innings, after which at the end of the first day’s play, the Bengal team scored 95 runs in its first innings and lost 5 wickets.
Tim Southee did this miracle
35 year old fast bowler Tim Southee bowled the match winning match against Pakistan by taking four wickets for 25 runs in four overs. With this he has completed his 150 wickets in T20 International cricket. He has become the first bowler to score 150 in T20 International.
This record was added to the name of Babar Azam
Babar overtook Martin Guptill in the special list of players who have scored the most T20I runs and is now behind only the Indian pair Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Babar is now at third place in this list. Whereas India’s star batsman Virat Kohli is at first place and Rohit Sharma is at second place. Babar Azam has scored a total of 3542 runs in 105 T20 International matches.
Announcement of test series against England
The squad of the Indian team has been announced for the first two matches of the Test series between India and England to be played from January 25. Rohit Sharma has been made the captain of the Indian team. Jasprit Bumrah has got the responsibility of vice-captain.
Indian team announcement against England:
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), KS Bharat (wicketkeeper), Dhruv Jurel (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj. , Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (Vice Captain), Avesh Khan.
Dhruv Jurel got his first chance
Dhruv Jurel has got a chance in the Indian team for the first two Test matches for England. Dhruv has got a place in the Indian Test team for the first time. He has given strong performance in domestic cricket, for which he has now got the reward.
Prasidh Krishna got injured
Star fast bowler Prasidh Krishna has suffered a quadriceps injury in Karnataka’s match against Gujarat in Ranji Trophy 2023-24 and he has not been able to be a part of the Indian team in the first two Test matches against England. Prasidh staggered off the field after bowling 14.5 overs.
Hanuma Vihari left the captaincy of Andhra Pradesh
With the start of Ranji Trophy 2023-24 season, a big controversy has also come to light in the Andhra team. While Hanuma Vihari’s decision to step down from the captaincy after the first match surprised everyone, on this whole matter, according to Cricbuzz, Andhra team’s chief selector RVCH Prasad said that he wanted to take a break to focus on his batting.
Steve Smith said this for the opening
In the current season of the Big Bash League, Steve Smith was also playing in the match played between Sydney Thunders and Sydney Sixers on 12 January. During this time, when he was asked a question about opening in the Test, while talking on Fox Sports, he said that you should watch the Ashes series held in the year 2019, in that I used to come to the field to bat very early and had to face the new ball only. Had to. I have batted at number 3 position for a few years and during that time most of the times I used to come in to bat early. In such a situation, playing in the opening is not a new challenge for me.
Changes in T20 squad
When the Kiwi team was announced for the 5-match T20 series against Pakistan, Kane Williamson was not a part of the squad for the third match, in which Josh Clarkson was included in his place. But Clarkson has suffered a shoulder injury and will not play in the third T20 match. Will Young has got the place after Clarkson’s exit.
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