T20 World Cup: Avesh Khan set to join Team India as net bowler | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Delhi Capitals speedster Avesh Khan has been requested by the BCCI to keep again within the UAE after the IPL to join India’s T20 World Cup squad as a net bowler.
The 24-12 months-previous is the second quick bowler, after Kashmiri tempo sensation Umran Malik, who has been requested to join the workforce and if BCCI sources are to be believed, the lanky quick bowler might effectively make it to the standby listing by the point the World Cup begins on Sunday. India will open their marketing campaign on October 24 in opposition to Pakistan.
“The national selectors have decided to also include Avesh in the mix. As of now, he will be a net bowler but if the team management feels, he can be upgraded,” a BCCI supply shut to the choice committee instructed PTI on Tuesday.
Avesh bowls at an categorical tempo and on this version of the IPL, he has picked 23 wickets for the Capitals with DC nonetheless alive within the competitors.
He is second within the listing of wicket-takers with Harshal Patel main the pack with 32 scalps.
“Avesh bowls at an average speed of 142 to 145 clicks, earns disconcerting bounce from the flattest of decks and has been on support staff’s radar for some time,” the supply mentioned.
Avesh was in England with the Test squad as a standby however a freak finger fracture throughout India’s match in opposition to Combined Counties lower quick his tour.
Many imagine that Avesh had an excellent probability of enjoying had he acquired into the squad and all 5 Tests have been held in England.
Hardik to keep again as batter, Venkatesh Iyer to join as cowl:
All-rounder Hardik Pandya might be staying with the Indian workforce however is anticipated to play purely as a batter within the T20 World Cup as his again continues to be not in a situation to take the stress of quick medium bowling.
It is learnt that KKR’s rising opener-cum-seam bowler Venkatesh Iyer might be requested to keep within the bubble as cowl.

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