The India squad for the Ireland series was announced on Wednesday (June 15) by the Board of Control for Cricket in India. Hardik Pandya will captain the team for the two-match T20I series, while Suryakumar Yadav returns from injury. Meanwhile, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been named the series’
Deserving comebacks have been announced for IPL stars, Rahul Tripathi and Sanju Samson.
Rahul Tripathi expressed his delight after receiving his first India call-up for the upcoming bilateral T20I series against Ireland, stating his express. “Very happy,” said Tripathi. The selectors saw his potential and gave him a chance. Hardik Pandya will lead the 17-member squad, with Bhuvneshwar Kumar as vice-captain.
“It is a very big opportunity, a dream come true moment and I appreciate it. I am very happy that the selectors and everybody believed in me and whatever hard work I have put in, I have got the rewards. And hopefully, if I get an opportunity to play, I will try and give my best,” Rahul Tripathi told PTI
Rahul Tripathi, the fans claim, is one of the most underrated uncapped players for India and this “deserving” opportunity after sweating hard for at least 6 seasons in the top-notch league of IPL. Tripathi has managed to score 413 runs with a strike rate of 158.24 in the previous season of the Indian Premier League.