All-rounder Rahul Tewatia got his first place in the Indian T20 squad for the upcoming 5-match series against England. Tewatia, 27, played a match-winning innings of 53 off 31 balls against Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings), playing for Rajasthan Royals in the 13th edition of the IPL (IPL 2020).
On the basis of Tewatiya’s stormy batting, Rajasthan had set a target of 224 records in Sharjah. Tewatia had scored just 8 runs in the first 19 balls in this innings. He then hit 45 off 12 balls. Teotia hit 5 sixes in the 17th over of the innings off Sheldon Cottrell.
When the stormy all-rounder from Haryana was included in the T20 squad, former England spinner Graeme Swann congratulated him and tweeted, ‘The world needs superheroes right now’. Swan was part of the commentary panel in IPL 2020.
Swan wrote on his official twitter handle, ‘Congratulations to Rahul Tewatia for joining the Indian team. I hope he plays in the T20 series against England. At this time the world needs superheroes. ‘
There is an atmosphere of happiness in the family
There is an atmosphere of happiness in the Tewatiya family when Rahul is selected in the team. As soon as the team was announced, Tevatia’s father Advocate KP Singh’s phone started ringing. Congratulations are constantly coming from friends and relatives. Currently, Rahul has gone to Kolkata from the team. Where he is taking part in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
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India’s T20 team is as follows:
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Lokesh Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakraborty, Akshar Patel, Washington Sundar , Rahul Tewatia, T Natarajan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini and Shardul Thakur.