Team India (Photo Credits: File Photo)
The second match of the three-Test series between India and Sri Lanka is at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium from 7 pm today. Team India, captained by Hardik Pandya, has started the series with a win. In such a situation, the team will try its best to win this match and capture the series. Before the second match of the series, Team India got a big blow in the form of Sanju Samson. Sanju Samson is out of the team due to injury. The return of such a player in the team in place of Samson is believed to be confirmed. Who has rained a lot of runs with his bat in IPL.
The player we are talking about is none other than the young player Rahul Tripathi. If Rahul Tripathi is included in the playing XI in this match, then this match will be the debut for Rahul Tripathi in Team India. In IPL, lots of runs rain from the bat of Rahul Tripathi. Due to his excellent performance in IPL, Rahul Tripathi was included in the Indian squad for the Sri Lanka series. Due to the injury of Sanju Samson, the chances of Rahul Tripathi to debut in Team India have increased.
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Because of this, Rahul Tripathi will get a place in the playing XI!
Sanju Samson is a wicket-keeper batsman, but in the first match, Team India’s wicket-keeping was done by opener Ishaan Kishan. It is being speculated that Jitesh Sharma can be included in the playing XI as a wicket-keeper batsman. But one thing is certain from the wicketkeeping of Ishan Kishan in the first match that Jitesh Kumar is not seen making a place in Team India as a wicketkeeper. Because only Ishaan Kishan will do wicketkeeping in the second match. In such a situation, there is a high chance of Rahul Tripathi joining the playing XI.
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Rahul Tripathi’s performance in IPL has been like this
Team India needs a specialist batsman as a replacement for Saiju Samson. Where the possibility of Rahul Tripathi is more visible. Rahul Tripathi is a specialist batsman of T20. If you look at Rahul Tripathi’s IPL stats, he has scored 1798 runs in 74 innings of 76 matches. Rahul Tripathi has also scored 10 half-centuries in IPL. In such a situation, if Rahul Tripathi is included in the playing eleven today, then runs can be seen coming out of his bat.
First Published : 05 Jan 2023, 06:05:10 PM
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