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Samson replaces Rahul in India’s T20I squad for West Indies series

Sanju Samson has changed the Covid-struck KL Rahul in India’s squad for the five-match T20I collection towards West Indies attributable to start on Friday. Wicketkeeper-batter Samson was already on tour having been a part of the ODI squad as effectively.

India have loads of top-order choices out there and have even begun experimenting with Rishabh Pant as opener alongside the captain Rohit Sharma.

Samson has performed 14 T20Is for India unfold throughout seven years. Together with his eye-catching strokeplay, he has all the time been on the fringes of the nationwide squad, however has lately been getting much more probabilities, particularly with a number of of the senior gamers being rotated out on account of workload administration.

Samson was a part of the group in Eire final month, the place he made his maiden T20I fifty. His strike charge of 132.39 over the course of 218 T20s is seen as an asset with India making an attempt to play a extra aggressive model of cricket in preparation for the World Cup in Australia in October.

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