Sanju Samson Wicket-keeper Batter, an important player of Team India in the 3-match T20I series against Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka vs India T20I Series, 2023) during the fielding in the first match of the series played in Mumbai on Tuesday. Got injured. His knee hurt. The injury was serious, due to which he will be ruled out of this latest series. Now wicketkeeper Jitesh Sharma has been replaced in his team. But, today in the second match of the series in Pune, who will captain Hardik Pandya choose in the playing XI in place of Sanju Samson, let us know.
Significantly, in the first match played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai last Tuesday, Team India won a big thrilling victory on the last ball. In the same match, while fielding, Sanju Samson got injured while trying to take a diving catch at long off. He had missed this catch.
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In the first match of this latest series, Team India scored 162 runs in 20 overs while batting first. For India, Deepak Hooda played the biggest innings of 41 runs off 23 balls. Akshar Patel also added 31 runs. Opener Ishaan Kishan also scored 37 runs in 29 balls. Bowler Shivam Mavi, playing his first international match, took 4 wickets. However, Deepak Hooda got the Player of the Match award for adding runs for the team in tough times.
Sri Lanka vs India 2nd T20I Match Probable Playing-XI
Shubhman Gill, Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, Hardik Pandya (Captain), Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.