Deepak Hooda makes T20I debut for India


IND vs SL Live: Deepak Hooda finally makes T20I debut for India – After making his ODI debut earlier this month against West Indies, Deepak Hooda is now all set to play his first T20I game for India as he has been named in the playing XI for the first T20I against Sri Lanka. Follow IND vs SL live updates on InsideSport.IN.

The men in blue are taking on the Lankans in the first of the three-match T20I series at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. Hooda has previously been involved with the Indian T20I set-up on two occasions.

IND vs SL Live: Deepak Hooda third time lucky, after missing out twice, Hooda finally makes T20I debut for India

He was selected for another such three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka back in December of 2017, but was not given a chance in any of those matches. Three months later, he made it to the squad for the Nidahas Trophy, but once again, was not given a chance to showcase his talent.

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  • Hooda was selected for the series against Sri Lanka in December, 2017.
  • He was also in the squad for the Nidahas Trophy.
  • On both occasions, Hooda did not get a single chance to make his mark.
  • The 26-year-old all-rounder from Baroda has played 141 T20 matches, in which he has scored 2172 runs and has picked up 17 wickets.

IND vs SL Live: Deepak Hooda third time lucky, after missing out twice, Hooda finally makes T20I debut for India

India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan (w), Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Ravindra Jadeja, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kamil Mishara, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Janith Liyanage, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara

IND vs SL Live: Deepak Hooda third time lucky, after missing out twice, Hooda finally makes T20I debut for India

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