Ravindra Jadeja could not even play the World Cup due to injury
The 2-match Test series is part of the World Championship
New Delhi. Rohit Sharma is once again ready for international competition. After the T20 World Cup, senior players were rested from the tour of New Zealand (IND vs NZ). The ODI series between India and Bangladesh (IND vs BAN) is starting from 4 December. After this, a 2-match Test series will also be played between the two countries from December 14. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has not yet fully recovered from the injury. He has already been ruled out of the ODI series. There is doubt on his landing in the Test series as well. In his place, left-arm spinner and all-rounder Saurabh Kumar can get a place in the Test team. He is currently on a tour of Bangladesh with the Indian A team.
Saurabh Kumar, 29, bowled brilliantly on the first day of the 4-day unofficial Test against Bangladesh-A on Tuesday. He took 4 wickets for 23 runs in 8 overs. The first class record of this player from UP is excellent. In such a situation, he can prove to be important for Team India on the spin pitch of Bangladesh. He has taken 222 wickets in 52 first class matches so far. 7 wickets for 32 runs is the best performance.
17 times 5 wickets
Saurabh Kumar has done the feat of taking 5 wickets 17 times and 10 wickets 6 times in first class cricket. From this one can get an idea about his brilliant performance. This all-rounder has also scored 1721 runs with the help of 2 centuries and 10 half-centuries. The average is 29. Has played the best innings of 133 runs. While talking about List-A cricket, he has taken 46 wickets in 32 matches. 6 wickets for 25 runs is the best. Economy is of 4.23. Apart from this, he has also scored 271 runs with the help of a half-century.
India tightens grip on Bangladesh, takes first 10 wickets, then takes lead without losing wickets
Talking about T20 cricket, Saurabh Kumar has taken 24 wickets in 33 matches. 5 wickets for 28 runs is the best performance. Economy is around 7’s. He has also scored 148 runs at a strike rate of 129.
Tags: bangladesh, India vs Bangladesh, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit sharma, team india
FIRST PUBLISHED : November 29, 2022, 19:34 IST