Previous Pakistan cricketer Ramiz Raja has sponsored India’s choice to hand five introduction covers against Sri Lanka in the third and last ODI in Colombo. With the series in India’s grip, the administration liberally remembered five uncapped players for Nitish Rana, Sanju Samson, Chetan Sakariya, Rahul Chahar and Krishnappa Gowtham in what was the principal example of India giving as numerous presentations in ODIs since 1980.
Albeit, the group couldn’t influence a decisive victory and proceeded to lose the game by three wickets to seal the destiny of the series as 2-1. Outstandingly, India won their first throw in the series, and keeping in mind that they were pursuing the objective in both of the past two games, Shikhar Dhawan picked to guard in the last game. India was looking positive so far yet lost the plot in the center overs, losing wickets ceaselessly to be excused for 225 when they were 117/2 at one phase.
Ramiz Raja 47 overs a side because of a downpour upheld break. During the pursuit, even as Sri Lanka ended up under tension at specific crossroads, half-hundreds of years from Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa kept them on the front as they in the long run pursued the objective with eight overs left.
Giving five makes a big appearance an incredible choice by the executives: Ramiz Raja
“Ramiz Raja the third ODI which is something awesome. It was an incredible choice taken by the administration. However they have won the series as of now, there are very few groups in Asia that take the field with such a mindset.
“A few groups select their last XI in a held way notwithstanding winning the series. They have a hesitant methodology for presenting new ability, with a dread of losing the game. However, you will not expect such things when Rahul Dravid is near,” he said.
“The explanation is – Ramiz Raja has a totally unique attitude. A success or misfortune doesn’t trouble him much. He may have the order to test the seat strength, particularly subsequent to catching the series. So that, the material of Indian cricket gets greater and new players could be presented who can serve the country in future,” he added.
Subsequent to winning the series 2-1, India and Sri Lanka will presently play a three-match T20I series beginning from Sundat (july 25) in Colombo.
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