Sanju Samson likely to open innings with Rohit Sharma against West Indies in T20Is
Thiruvananthapuram: It is reported that Keralite cricketer Sanju V Samson may open the innings with Rohit Sharma in the T20 match against West Indies. BCCI joint Secretary Jayesh George hinted that Sanju, who was included in the team after Shikhar Dhawan was injured, will be considered for the same position.
“The final decision on playing eleven is of coach Ravi Shashtri and Captain Virat Kohli. Sanju was included in the team for his best performances. In T20 format, Sanju has experience of opening innings for Rajasthan Royals. Sanju made it into the team after Dhawan was injured. So I hope he will fill Dhawan’s position,” Jayesh George opined.
India–West Indies T20 series commences on Friday. The first match will be played at Hyderabad. The second match on Sunday will be held at Thiruvananthapuram and the third at Wankhede stadium on Wednesday.