India vs Sri Lanka: Thought Manish Pandey and Suryakumar Yadav would take us home, says Shikhar Dhawan
Suryakumar Yadav scored a gutsy 53 run while Manish Pandey got out at 37 for the visitors in the second ODI.
Talking about the upcoming series agianst Sri Lanka, starting July 13, Manjrekar said he would prefer a more consistent Ishan Kishan instead of Sanju Samson.
Pandya's bowling has been an issue since he underwent a back surgery in 2019 and since then has bowled sporadically, which has led to his non-selection in Test format.
He made an excellent impression in his debut T20I series against England and has been a consistent performer for Mumbai Indians in the IPL
Yadav made his India debut in the T20 format during the home series against England, in which he scored a half century and was generally impressive.
Yadav, who has now played three T20 games, said that he recollected his achievements at the number three spot while coming out of the dug-out.
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Krunal (1/13 in 4 overs) and Chahar (4/27 in 4 overs) were brilliant in checking the run-flow after a 72 run opening stand between Nitish Rana and Shubman Gill.
Rohit had joined MI in 2011 and he started leading the franchise midway the 2013 season. He has led the franchise to five IPL titles with the latest trophy win coming last year.
Defending champions MI will take on Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore in the tournament opener to be played at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on April 9.
Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar said there is still a lot of time before the T20 World Cup and lot of players can make it to the squad.
It is expected that Pant would play purely as a batsman and Rahul would continue to keep wickets.
Man of the Match Suryakumar's sensational knock ensured India posted a competitive 185/8 in the fourth T20I.
Tendulkar said the IPL has provided the players the opportunity to run shoulders with the top stars and compete against the best.
Kohli must have got a lot of satisfaction out of the fact that India were able to put up a big score and defend with the dew around in the night.