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IND vs SL: I Understand What Sort of Cricketing Brain he has

IND vs SL: I Understand What Sort of Cricketing Brain he has

Team India captain Rohit Sharma feels that the vice-captaincy goes to spice up Jasprit Bumrah’s confidence on the sphere. The tempo spearhead has been named the vice-captain of the Indian staff for the upcoming T20I sequence towards Sri Lanka within the absence of KL Rahul who sustained a hamstring damage earlier this month. It would be the second time when Bumrah will act as a deputy to the skipper as earlier he was India’s vice-captain for the ODI sequence towards South Africa the place Rahul was in-charge of the staff.

Rohit, who’s just lately named the all-format captain of the Indian staff, mentioned that appointing Bumrah because the vice-captain is the best method to embrace him within the management position.

“Honestly, it’s a great way for him to step into the management position now. He has taken his recreation to a different degree and I’m positive he needs to proceed to do this even additional. But that is solely going so as to add and get him extra assured in no matter he needs to do on the sphere,” Rohit said in the press conference ahead of the first T20I against Sri Lanka.

Bumrah will lead the pace attack which includes Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Mohammed Siraj and Harshal Patel in the three-match T20I series.

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Rohit, who also played alongside Bumrah in IPL for Mumbai Indians, said that he understands the cricketing brain of the 29-year-old and feels that it is going to help the team.

“It’s nice to have him as a vice-captain for this particular series. Let’s hope everything works out pretty well. I know him closely and I talk to him a lot about cricket. I do understand what sort of cricketing brain he has. So, yeah, it’s nice to have him there as the vice-captain,” Rohit added.

Meanwhile, Team India suffered a double blow forward of the first T20I as Suryakumar Yadav and Deepak Chahar have been dominated out of the sequence as a consequence of accidents.

Deepak sustained a proper quadriceps damage throughout bowling whereas Suryakumar suffered a hairline fracture throughout a fielding try within the third and closing T20I towards the West Indies in Kolkata on Sunday.

The duo will head to the National Cricket Academy (NCA) to finish their rehabilitation.

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