Pacer Avesh Khan was handed his worldwide debut on Sunday as he was included within the Indian group to face West Indies within the third T20I in Kolkata. Avesh acquired his maiden cap from skilled India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar forward of the match on Sunday. Avesh is one of many 4 modifications within the India taking part in XI alongside Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer and Shardul Thakur. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal made approach aside from Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant. The BCCI shared a video of Avesh receiving his maiden cap from Bhuvneshwar on its social media handles.
Right here is the video:
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 20, 2022
“Congratulations to Avesh Khan who’s all set to make his T20I debut for India,” wrote BCCI within the textual content accompanying the video.
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard gained the toss and opted to bowl, with India sending Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad to open the innings.
The West Indies, too, made 4 modifications to their line-up, bringing again Hayden Walsh, Fabian Allen, Dominic Drakes and Shai Hope.
India have an unassailable 2-0 lead within the T20I collection. The hosts had whitewashed the West Indies 3-0 within the three-match ODI collection that preceded the T20I collection.
India: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (w), Rohit Sharma (c), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan.
West Indies: Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran (w), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Romario Shepherd, Dominic Drakes, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh.
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