Under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan, Team India will tour Sri Lanka next month. A face in this team is new to everyone.
Mumbai, June 11 : Under the leadership of Shikhar Dhawan, Team India will tour Sri Lanka next month. This is a tour of 3 ODIs and 3 T20 matches. A 20-member team has been announced for the tour. It has given opportunity to 6 new faces. So five net bowlers are included. Ishan Porel, Sandeep Warrior, Arshdeep Singh, Sai Kishore and Simarjeet Singh will be the five net bowlers to accompany Team India to Sri Lanka.
Among the five are Ashan Porel, Sandeep Warrior, Arshdeep Singh and Sai Kishor. So their faces and the game is known to cricket fans. But one name that is needed for everyone on this tour is Simarjit Singh. The 23-year-old right-arm medium pacer has been included in the Sri Lanka tour. This is the first time the Delhi bowler has become a member of the senior team.
The debut was made in 2018
Simerjit had taken 11 wickets in the Vijay Hazare Trophy last season at an average of 28.45 and an economy rate of 5.65. He was the joint second most successful bowler from Delhi this season. He made his professional cricket debut in September 2018 against Saurashtra.
Simerjit has played 10 first class, 19 List A and 15 T20 matches for Delhi. He has 37 First Class, 19 List A and 18 T20 wickets to his name. In first-class cricket, he has taken four wickets five times and five wickets once. He has taken four wickets once in List A cricket.