BCCI on Tuesday declared a 16-man India crew for the impending T20I series against New Zealand at home.
As Virat Kohli’s spell as India’s T20I chief reached a conclusion with the Men in Blue’s exit from the T20 World Cup 2021, Rohit Sharma was named as India’s new captain in the most limited configuration of the game.
The forthcoming home series against New Zealand will likewise be the main task for Rahul Dravid as India’s next head coach after Ravi Shastri.
Abundant entertainers of IPL 2021, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Venkatesh Iyer, RuturajGaikwad has been named in the T20I crew for the home series against New Zealand. Gaikwad scored 635 runs from 16 matches at an outstanding average of 46.61, and assumed an essential part in directing Chennai Super Kings to their fourth IPL title triumph.
Gaikwad procured the Orange Cap for scoring the most runs in the fourteenth release of the IPL, and furthermore he was decreed as Emerging Player of the competition.
In the interim, Sunil Gavaskar named Gaikwad as a ‘breathtaking ability’ and expressed that the 24-year-old can serve India in each of the three departments.
“I think he is a fabulous talent. He can serve India in all three formats in the time to come. He has got the range of shots and great shot selection. He’s got the technique and he has shown the temperament to deal with any kind of pressure. It’s an exciting time to see how he develops as an international cricketer,” stated by sunil Gavaskar on Sports Today.
Rituraj Gaikwad made his maiden entry for India during the restricted overs series against Sri Lanka in July. Now it will be interesting to see this young lad in the national jersey. His presence will boost team’s coordination also and will help him to nurture well as a pure batsman.