Right-handed batsman Rahul Tripathi He received his first national side call-up on Wednesday as he was included in the T20I squad for the next two-match series against Ireland starting June 26. After a good IPL for Sun Riser Hyderabad, Tripathi did not get a place in the squad. For the series against South Africa but now he has been included in the squad for the series against Ireland. A day after the call-up, Tripathi spoke to NDTV on the phone and talked about his feelings after joining the squad.
“I am very happy and most importantly, it is a dream come true for me. When a cricketer starts playing a game, his goal is to represent his country. Obviously, this is the whole of my life. It’s a great achievement to represent my country. Certainly, more good things are to come and hopefully, the day will come when I will be able to win games for my country. It’s a proud moment, “Tripathi told NDTV.
When asked if he was a little disappointed not to be included in India’s squad for the ongoing series against South Africa, the batsman said: “Honestly, I thought I would get the chance but now I’m glad I was given this opportunity. There is an opportunity now. I knew that if I continued to perform I would have the opportunity. I was not too disappointed. I knew that if I continued to perform I would have the opportunity. will get.”
In 14 matches for Sun Riser Hyderabad in IPL 2022, the 31-year-old scored 413 runs at an average of 37.55 with a strike rate of 158.24.
“I have always watched the match I am playing and the team I am representing, how I can make a team and how I can perform well. I need to win the match for my country. “It’s a great opportunity for me. I want to enjoy this moment,” said the 31-year-old.
When asked what time he spent with the SRH betting mentor. Brian LaraTripathi said: “I learned a lot from him. It was a blessing for me, I had a great time. Certainly, all those chats and important tips really help in a game. Really with him. Enjoyed my time. “
On Wednesday, the All India Senior Selection Committee announced the squad for the series against Ireland, and Hardik Pandya While he was selected as the captain. Bhuvneshwar Kumar Will act as his deputy. Sanjo Samson And Surya Kumar Yadav Has also returned to the team. Dinesh Karthik An expert wicket-keeper has been selected for the two-match series.
Team India’s squad for Ireland series: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice Captain), Ishan Kishan, Raturaj GaikwadSanjo Samson, Surya Kumar Yadav, Venkatesh Ayre, Deepak HoodaRahul Tripathi, Dinesh Karthik (wicket keeper), Yuzwinder Chahal, Akshar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Herschel Patel, اویش خانArshdeep Singh, Imran Malik
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