India captain Virat Kohli was pleased with the team effort after the hosts’ six-wicket win in the Pune ODI.
India play Australia in a three-match T20I series starting on October 7. Shikhar Dhawan has been included in place of Ajinkya Rahane.
Virat Kohli-led India will play five ODIs and only T20I against West Indies. Rishabh Pant, the wicketkeeper-batsman from Delhi, receives his maiden ODI call. Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah notable ommissions from the squad.
The stage for the biggest rivalry in the cricket world is all set as the defending champions India take on arch-rivals Pakistan in their ICC Champions Trophy opener. Both the teams come in undefeated and will look to continue their winning run.
Gujarat Lions’ wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik said that Delhi Daredevils made the ground look smaller than it was.
Delhi Daredevils’ Corey Anderson took a stunning single-handed catch to get rid of Dinesh Karthik for 65.
Dinesh Karthik scored his second century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and led Tamil Nadu to the title.
Once past three-figures, Dinesh Karthik decided to cut loose, going from 100 to 150 in a space of 49 deliveries.
Iyer has raised his bar since being promoted from junior to senior cricket with consecutive tons.
With the chips down, wicketkeeper-batsman comes to TN’s rescue with a ton against Bengal.
DD lost three quick wickets but a 58-run stand between Karthik and Duminy seemed to have revived things.
Karthik failed to make most of the opportunity in the Asia Cup which preceded the World Twenty 20.
After the ball is pitched, he sometimes takes his eyes off the ball even before it reaches him.
There were no hints of Ashwin’s new action in nets during India’s practice session on eve of their Asia Cup opener.
Dinesh Karthik went on to add that the team has an exciting bunch of youngsters who would be keen to do well.