SL vs IND: Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan made their ODI debuts in 1st ODI vs Sri Lanka.
Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan made their ODI debuts for India on Sunday within the first ODI in opposition to Sri Lanka in Colombo. Incidentally, each Suryakumar and Kishan had made their T20I debuts collectively as effectively for the staff in March this yr in opposition to England. Their debuts come as India fielded a new-look staff in opposition to Sri Lanka for the three-match ODI collection and a T20I collection that observe the 50-over matches. Besides Suryakumar and Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Chetan Sakariya and Devdutt Padikkal are some of the opposite new faces within the staff, all of whom could possibly be in line for debuts at totally different phases within the collection.
At R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka gained the toss and opted to bat in opposition to Shikhar Dhawan-led India.
Suryakumar and Kishan, each of whom play for Mumbai Indians within the Indian Premier League (IPL), have been among the many most constant scorers for his or her IPL staff and state sides.
Suryakumar has 98 List A matches and 180 T20s beneath his belt and has 2197 IPL runs from 108 matches with 12 half centuries.
He appeared in good contact throughout IPL 2021, smashing 173 runs from seven matches at a strike fee of 144.16 earlier than the event was postponed attributable to COVID-19 instances throughout groups.
This adopted a bumper 2020 season the place he scored 480 runs from 16 video games at a strike fee of 145.01 and performed a key function in Mumbai’s document fifth IPL title.
Kishan, who turned 23 as we speak, shot to fame as India’s captain at 2016 U-19 World Cup the place the staff completed runners-up and gained massively from a profitable IPL 2020 marketing campaign the place he hit 516 runs from 14 video games at a strike fee of 145.76.