IND vs SL 1st T20: The first T20 match between Indian and Sri Lanka is being played today (January 3) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, batsman Shubman Gill and fast bowler Shivam Mavi made their T20 International debut. Gill has already played international cricket while Shivam Mavi has become a part of the Indian team for the first time. In the absence of seniors, both the players were given a chance.
Captain Hardik Pandya gave the debut cap to Shubman. At the same time, Suryakumar made Shivam Mavi a part of the team by giving him a cap. In this match, fast bowler Arshdeep Singh has not been able to join the playing eleven due to not being fully fit. The playing XI of the Indian team led by Hardik Pandya was quite unique.
Now the career of both is like this
Significantly, Shubman Gill has made his ODI debut for the Indian team in 2019 itself. After this, he made his place in the Test team in 2020. Gill has played a total of 13 Tests and 15 ODIs for India so far. In 25 Test innings, he has scored 736 runs at an average of 32. In this, he has scored a century and 4 half-centuries. Apart from this, he scored 687 runs in 15 ODIs at an average of 57.25. In this too, he has scored a century and a half-century.
On the other hand, Shivam Mavi has played a total of 11 first class matches in his career so far. He took 47 wickets in a total of 22 innings of these matches. Apart from this, he has 59 wickets in 36 matches in List-A and 46 wickets in 46 T20 matches.
This is the playing eleven of the first T20
Hardik Pandya (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Akshar Patel, Harshal Patel, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal.
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