For Nidahas Trophy 2018, Deepak Hooda and Washington Sundar have gotten his call-up to resent the Indian T20I squad for a tri-series in Sri Lanka against the same and Bangladesh. Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and former Captain MS Dhoni have been rested for this tournament. Rohit Sharma is appointed as a Captain while Shikhar Dhawan is appointed as a Vice-captain to represents Team India in the tri-nation series in Sri-Lanka. Under the Rohit’s captaincy, the team had earlier played an ODI series against Sri Lanka in 2017. In which The team had won two games and lost one under his captaincy. The Nidahas Trophy will be played from March 6 to March 18. The first match of this trophy will be played between India and Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh is the third contender in this series.
Why Selectors choose Deepak Hooda?
Deepak Hooda is an All-rounder and might be he get his chance for smashing a faboulas hundred and a fifty in the 2018 Vijay Hazare trophy. Deepak Jagbir Hooda began his cricketing career in Haryana by representing the state’s U-16 team. Currently, he is playing for Baroda Cricket team in Ranji Trophy. During the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he scored two fifties with a strike-rate of 150-plus. So this call-up is a great opportunity for Deepak Hooda to catch the attention of Selectors and confirm his place in the National team.
Is Washington Sundar a Right choice?
Washington Sundar is a right-arm-off-spinner. In 2017, he played for Rising Pune Supergiants and picked three wickets against Mumbai Indians. In November 2017, he was named in India’s (T20I) squad for their series against Sri Lanka, but he didn’t get a chance to perform in that series. He made his T20I debut for India against Sri Lanka on 24 December 2017. Now again he has a chance to perform well in this series and seal his place in the National Team.