The team will be without the services of seasoned India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar and T Natarajan, who are away in Australia on national duty.
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Senior India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, all-rounder Washington Sundar and left-arm pacer T Natarajan miss out as they are in Australia on national duty.
Shankar wants the team to keep the momentum going and get into the top four.
When the equation was down to five runs off the last ball, Karthik struck a six over extra cover to take India home in what turned out to be most iconic moment for the team in T20I cricket.
The 24 matches between the two have seen the teams win 12 each.
SRH lost their opening match against RCB by 10 runs with their middle-order, comprising mainly of inexperienced Indian players, succumbing to pressure.
While the exact cause is being investigated, it is strongly suspected that the officer took his own life as he was depressed after his name surfaced in the scam and he was also arrested in the case.
After being placed under suspension, Vijayashankar was posted as Additional Mission Director-1 of Sakala department about 20 days ago.
In an interview with The New Indian Express, the all-rounder talks about his World Cup experience, Tamil Nadu’s recent fortunes and what he has been up to during the lockdown
Shankar was doing an Instagram Live session with Australian batsman David Warner on the official handle of the IPL franchise SunRisers Hyderabad.
India international Vijay Shankar was roped in by Salem Spartans — formerly Tuti Patriots — at the Tamil Nadu Premier League Season Five player draft, on Thursday.
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Washington Sundar was bought back by Tuti Patriots, champions of the inaugural edition.