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Bihar’s Mukesh Kumar Selected For T20I Against Sri Lanka

Mukesh Kumar for t20 against Sri lanka

Mukesh Kumar T20: Mukesh Kumar is an Indian cricketer who plays for Bengal Cricket Team. He made his first-class debut on 30 October 2015–16 in the Ranji Trophy. He made his List A debut on 13 December 2015 at Vijay Hazare Trophy. He made his T20 debut on 6 January 2016 in the 2015–16 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Indian pace bowler Mukesh Kumar said he was delighted that Delhi Capitals selected him in the Indian Premier League mini-auction, saying the team made him feel like part of the family even when he was a net bowler.

Mukesh Kumar (2nd from right), With Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Yuzuvendra Chahal and Rituraj Gaikwad (Left to aRight)
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Call From Team India:

Bihar’s shining cricketer has received a call from the National team. Kumar has been selected for the upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka. Previously, he was also selected for the Indian A team. After a great performance for the ‘A’ Team, he has been now selected for the Indian National team. Now he will play against Sri Lanka in the upcoming T20I match.

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Mukesh Kumar will play for Delhi Capitals:

India’s emerging pace bowler, who belongs to Gopalganj, Bihar, is now a part of the Indian national team for the T20 series against Sri Lanka. It is also going to be the debut Match for Mukesh for the Indian Cricket team. The selectors of the Indian cricket Board have announced the squad for the T20 series which will commence on January 3 this year and Mukesh is a part of it.

Significantly, the past few months have been really great for Mukesh. Mukesh, who has been a very consistent performer in 1st class tournaments, also, has done quite well for India A team this year. The pacer, playing for West Bengal, drew the attention of the Delhi Capitals as well as the Indian Cricket team’s selectors on the basis of his brilliant skills.

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In the auction held in Kochi Last month (December 23), Delhi Capitals placed a bid on him of INR 5.5 Crore.

Indian T20 Squad Against Sri Lanka:

Hardik Pandya (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Rituraj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Akshar Patel, Mukesh KumarUmran Malik, Shivam Mavi.

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