IPL has been a stage for many youngsters to explore themselves and make their dreams come true by joining into Indian side. Many players has been came through IPL. By the side here now the main focus will be on the T20 World Cup and Men In Blue will be trying to strengthen their squad more prominently.
For this there are making more options of players as the net players for the upcoming mega event.
Delhi Capitals seam attacker Avesh Khan has been asked by the BCCI to remain back in the UAE after the IPL to join India’s T20 World Cup crew as a net bowler.
The 24-year-old is the second pace bowler, after Kashmiri speed sensation Umran Malik, who has been approached to join the group and if BCCI sources are to be accepted, the slender quick bowler could well come to the reserve list when World Cup begins on Sunday. India will open their mission on October 24 against Pakistan.
“The national selectors have decided to also include Avesh in the mix. As of now, he will be a net bowler but if the team management feels, he can be upgraded,” stated by one of the BCCI Source to the source committee as told PTI on Tuesday
“Avesh bowls at an average speed of 142 to 145 clicks, earns disconcerting bounce from the flattest of decks and has been on support staff’s radar for some time,” further added by the source.
Avesh bowls at a magnificent speed and in this release of the IPL, he has picked 23 wickets for the Capitals with DC still alive in the opposition.
He is second in the list of wicket-takers with Harshal Patel standing out with 32 overall wickets and with RCB being knocked out, he has a chance to over take Harshal Patel as he can play 2 more games from here itself..