- Rahul Tewatiya played a brilliant innings by dropping to number 7
- Haryana batting first scored 299 runs for 9 wickets
- Opener Himanshu Rana played 102 innings
IPL franchisee Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Rahul Tewatia has celebrated the selection in the Indian T20 team by playing a 73-run knock. Tewatia played this brilliant innings in the Vijay Hazare Trophy against Haryana on Sunday.
Tewatia, 27, played this aggressive innings off 39 balls at the Videocon Academy Ground in Kolkata which included 4 fours and 6 sixes. Tewatia was included in the squad for the T20 series against England for the first time on Saturday.
The team selected by the BCCI has got three uncapped players, including Tewatia. Spinner Varun Chakraborty is still uncapped, having been included in the squad for the tour of Australia but was ruled out due to injury at the last moment.
Haryana scored 299 runs
Haryana, batting first, scored 299 for 9 wickets. Opener Himanshu Rana scored 102 off 125 balls while the other opener Arun Chaparana scored 50 runs from 70 balls.
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.
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.