India vs New Zealand Live Scorecard: All eyes on the sky as IND lock horns with NZ in 3rd and final ODI

India vs New Zealand, third ODI tip-off XI: Sanju Samson unlikely to play, Kuldeep for Yuzvendra Chahal

Sanju Samson (BCCI/Twitter)

Forward of the sequence, stand-in coach VVS Laxman stated multi-dimensional gamers are the necessity of the hour in T20 cricket. “We’d like bowlers who can bat and batters who can bowl.” However once more, the dearth of a sixth bowling possibility has turn out to be an achillies heel for Staff India.

The non-inclusion of Sanju Samson within the T20Is towards New Zealand have raised eyebrows. Whereas Samson’s omission invited loads of criticism, however he was once more ommited from the second ODI as a result of India can’t afford to drop to Rishabh Pant and lack of bowling choices among the many specialist batters additionally successfully imply that Sanju Samson has to as soon as once more sit out, just like the final sport the place Deepak Hooda, due to his all-round abilities, was most well-liked over the immensely fashionable cricketer from Kerala.

Because the final match was a wash-out, it is going to be attention-grabbing if interim head coach VVS Laxman decides to shuffle with the taking part in XI, particularly the bowling assault the place Kuldeep Yadav is but to get a possibility. However to depart out both Yuzvendra Chahal or Washington Sundar will likely be doing them a disservice. Sundar has proved his value with the bat as effectively. (READ MORE)


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