In the Border Gavaskar Trophy, hosts India will take on Australia in the opening Test match of the series at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur. Team India has handed over its T20 batting debut to Suryakumar Yadav. Who will play the role of middle order.
Suryakumar Yadav has been in the shortest format of the game since making his debut against England in 2021. The batsman is ruling the roster in the shortest format of the game. And has reached the top spot in the ICC batsmen’s rankings.
The batsman is all set to make an impact in the longest format of the game after former Indian cricketer and head coach Ravi Shastri handed him the Test cap ahead of the Test series opener. He was on course to perform since Shreyas Iyer was ruled out of the first Test due to injury.
While Shreyas Iyer is recovering from his injury at NCA. Suryakumar Yadav has been given the responsibility of keeping the middle order together. Which has become weak due to the absence of Rishabh Pant.
Apart from the brilliant batsman of Mumbai Indians, Shrikar Bharat is also performing in the game. which means That KL Rahul will not have the burden of wicketkeeping.
The cricketer hugged his mother after being handed his Test cap before the toss on the opening day of the series. He has been selected over Ishan Kishan. Who batted left handed to the Indian team.