India Tour of Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Ranatunga: The Indian team traveled to Sri Lanka with 6 uncapped players – which led to former Sri Lankan captain Arjun Ranatunga hitting them with a â2nd String Squadâ jibe. But Indian stimulator Bhuvneshwar Kumar disagrees with this remark. According to him, the team could give the impression that India came with an inexperienced group for the white ball streak against Sri Lanka, but the vice tour captain says that is not the case because everyone has the confidence they need with IPL. 2021.
“We have good players and they have IPL experience, they are young but they have IPL experience, they have been playing T20 for so many years and they have done well for their teams,” did he declare. Bhuvneshwar said on the Star Sport show “Follow the Blues”.
Tour from India to Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar Kumar contradicts Arjuna Ranatunga on the 2nd string jibe and states that “our young players have IPL experience”
India Tour of Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Ranatunga: With major stars like skipper Virat Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma in England for an upcoming round of testing, the Indian team for the series against Sri Lanka is led by opener Shikhar Dhawan and includes half a dozen players. not capped.
Many of them impressed in the suspended Indian Premier League (IPL 2021) and were rewarded with their first call-up in India. They include Devdutt Padikkal, point guard Chetan Sakaria, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gowtham, Ruturaj Gaikwad and Varun Chakravarthy – but Ranatunga called the squad 2nd all the same.
According to Bhuvneshwar, âthe team is a good mix with experienced players and it will be a good tour.
“The young players who came for their first tour and who came after doing well in IPL, so if they do well here it will be great for their confidence.” he added.
India Tour of Sri Lanka: Bhuvneshwar Kumar talks about his physical form?
The senior athlete suffered a thigh muscle injury during last year’s IPL which excluded him from the league as well as the Australian tour.
The bowler made a return to the national team after a lengthy injury absence in the limited home series against England in March. He said playing domestic cricket has helped him stay motivated.
âWhen I was almost recovered, domestic cricket was going on as well. My goal was therefore to get back in shape and make a comeback, then I started preparing for the match â, he said.
âBefore the English series I played national cricket which helps me get the required match training. You shouldn’t take it lightly, playing domestic cricket and that motivated me to play for India and stay in shape,” he added.
The India-Sri Lanka series, which was originally scheduled to start with all three ODIs on July 13, had to be rescheduled after home team batting coach Grant Flower and data analyst GT Niroshan tested positive for the dreaded virus on their return from the UK. to visit.
The engagement, which includes three ODIs and as many T20 Internationals, will now begin from July 18.
India Tour of Sri Lanka – New itinerary for India vs Sri Lanka series
|India Tour in Sri Lanka, 2021 – ODI Series|
|1||18e July||1st ODI||Colombo|
|2||20e July||2sd ODI||Colombo|
|3||23rd July||3rd ODI||Colombo|
|Sri Lanka India Tour, 2021 – T20I Series|
|1||25e July||1st T20I||Colombo|
|2||27e July||2sd T20I||Colombo|
|3||29e July||3rd T20I||Colombo|
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