India is all set to face Ireland for a three-match T20 series starting on the 18th of August at The Village, Dublin. Jasprit Bumrah will return to the national side after an injury that made him sit out for almost a year. Here are the 5 Players who are making Team India return in Ireland T20 series.
BCCI has selected a completely young Indian team for the Irish tour which Jasprit Bumrah will be leading. There are 3 players in the Indian squad who are going to make their debut for the national side. The players who shined in the recently concluded Indian Premier League 2023 have got their chance finally.
Rinku Singh and Jitesh Sharma got their maiden national side call-up
The destructive finisher from Aligarh Rinku Singh has finally got the reward after performing exceptionally well in two back-to-back seasons. Rinku single-handedly won KKR a number of matches in the IPL 2023 which caught the eyes of everyone following the season.
Along with Rinku another left-handed lower batter ‘Jitesh Sharma’ has got his chance to showcase his finishing skills. Jitesh also brings wicket-keeping ability to the table which will edge him one step ahead of the other batters.
The RCB all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed is among the player who got his maiden T20I call-up. Shahbaz also brings 3-dimensional play into the game as he can bat flexibly in the batting order along with that he is a disciplined off-spinner with some great fielding skills.
5 Players who are making Team India return in Ireland T20 series
The Ireland T20 series is being used as a comeback for many international superstars of India. BCCI has selected 5 players who were out due to injury concerns or lack of chances.
India’s prime fast bowler for the last 5 years Jasprit Bumrah is set to return from the lower back injury which made him sit out for 11 months. BCCI confirmed that Bumrah will lead the inexperienced Indian side in Ireland on 30th July.
The spin-bowling all-rounder Washington hurt his hamstring in the IPL 2023 which made him unavailable for the selection of the Indian team traveling West Indies.
The promising young fast bowler Prasidh Krishna is also rearing to come back after a stress fracture that ruled him out of the IPL 2023.
The right-arm fast bowler damaged his shoulder during the clash between West Zone and Central Zone in the Duleep Trophy Semi Final.
The powerful allrounder Shivam Dube is set to make his comeback after 3 years in international cricket.