The BCCI has recently announced a 15-member Indian Cricket Team for the ODI and T-20 series against Sri Lanka. Instead of senior players, young cricketers have taken space in the list. Out of the senior players, only former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been able to make place in the team, while Yuvraj Singh has not been included in the list. Here’s the list of the players who can replace Dhoni And Yuvraj.
Dhoni has been selected in the squad for the ODI series against Sri Lanka. BCCI’s selection committee chairman MSK Prasad has said a lot about Dhoni’s selection and career. Prasad said that Dhoni’s future was discussed during the selection committee’s meeting. After the discussion it was decided that if his performance is not up to the mark, he will be replaced.
Speaking about Dhoni, Prasad said, “BCCI should not have any problem as long as Dhoni is playing well for the team. We all want Team India to perform well.” According to Prasad’s statement, the BCCI has started looking for players who can replace the two most senior players in the team, Dhoni and Yuvraj. For this reason, more and more young players are being given the chance to access the team. However, finding Dhoni’s replacement will not be so easy for the board.
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Sad News For Dhoni And Yuvraj Fans: These Players Can Take Dhoni And Yuvraj Place In The Team
- Lokesh Rahul
Lokesh Rahul is one of the great batsmen and renowned wicketkeeper. In the IPL series, he is continuously rendering his wicket-keeping skills for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team. Lokesh’s performance in the Test series against Sri Lanka has been tremendous. He made 50+ scores in the last seven innings. Apart from this, in the last five T20 matches played for India, he scored a century and a fifty with a total of 221 runs.
In domestic cricket and even in IPL, he performed best for the team. His average in Test cricket is 46, 55 in ODIs and 56 in T20. The chairman of the Selection Committee too has seen a lot of confidence in Lokesh and said that Lokesh Rahul will be batting at number four in place of Yuvraj in the ODI Series against Sri Lanka.
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- Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey was also selected for the one-day series against Sri Lanka. He is a great batsman and he is also best part time bowler. Manish Pandey is recognized as the best all-rounder in the team. His mind-blowing performance has taken his name in the list of Indian batsman playing match in the series against Sri Lanka. In the last five matches played by Indian team, he has scored a total of 307 runs, out of which he is remained not out four times.
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27-year-old Manish is the first Indian cricketer to score a century in the IPL. Manish, who runs domestic cricket for Karnataka, currently plays for KKR team in IPL. In July 2015, Manish played ODI and T20 debut against Zimbabwe. He has played 12 ODIs in his international career so far in which he scored 261 runs with 1 Century and 1 half-century. In T20 career, he has scored 100 runs from an average of 16.66 playing 8 matches.
- Kedar Jadhav
Kedar Jadhav, who plays domestic cricket from Maharashtra, can replace Dhoni and Yuvraj in India. He is not only excellent batsmen but also having good bowling & wicket-keeping skills. Jadhav has played 25 ODIs for India so far, including 565 runs from 56.5 averages and in addition he has taken 11 wickets in ODIs. In T-20 International career, he has scored 95 runs in 19 matches. In the 111 matches of List A, he scored 3987 runs in 50.46 averages and took 14 wickets.
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- Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant is a 19.5 year old Delhi cricketer who plays in Delhi IPL team of Daredevils. Rishabh Pant is one of the finest batsmen and he is also a great wicketkeeper. He has played only 2 T-20 matches in his international career, in which he has scored 43 runs from 43 averages. In the domestic T20, he has scored 667 runs in 29 matches at an average of 26.68, in which he has also taken 3 fifty.
In IPL 2017, he did a fantastic job and made 97 runs at 43 balls in a match against the Gujarat Lions. In this year’s Ranji Trophy Tournament, Rishabh played an innings of 308 against Maharashtra after which, he became the third batsman to score a century at the youngest Ranji history. In November 2016, he made a new record of Fastest Century in the Ranji Trophy, making a century in just 48 balls against Jharkhand.
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- Dinesh karthik
Dinesh Karthik, who played domestic cricket from Tamil Nadu has made a comeback in the Indian team. But apart from performing brilliantly in the domestic season, he has also tremendous performance in the IPL after which he got a place in the team for the Champions Trophy – In the main trophies of the Champions Trophy, they did not get the opportunity to play, but they played two practice matches. In which he scored 94 runs in the match against Bangladesh. After that, he played three matches in the West Indies tour and scored 100 runs.
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