Former India opener Virender Sehwag, who praised Indian opener Prithvi Shah, made such a tweet that it is becoming very viral. The funny thing is, in this tweet, Sehwag did not name Prithvi or share his photo, although there is a lot of discussion about it. In the first ODI of the three-match series against Sri Lanka, Prithvi Shah scored 43 off 24 balls. Shah hit nine boundaries. Shah, who started the innings with captain Shikhar Dhawan, dismissed Sri Lanka in the first five overs. While Dhawan was not out after scoring 86, one-day debutant Ishaan Kishan celebrated his birthday with a fierce 59-ball bubble innings.
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Sehwag praised Shah for his photo of Brian Lara and Sachin Tendulkar and wrote, “We had a blast in the first 5.3 overs.” Shah’s batting is said to be a spectacle of Sachin, Sehwag and Lara. Shah also played in this match against Sri Lanka. The way they played the shots reminded me of these three batsmen. Shah has the look of Sehwag, Sachin and Lara, ”Team India head coach Ravi Shastri said. In the absence of legends such as Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Jaspreet Bumrah, India’s second-class squad on their tour of Sri Lanka does not appear to have been a full-fledged team.
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Rahul Dravid has gone on to be the coach of Team India on the Sri Lanka tour, while captain Shikhar Dhawan. Virat Kohli and Co. are in England these days and India should play a five-match Test series from August 4. Speaking of the match, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first, as the hosts scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. India set a target of 263 in 36.4 overs for the loss of three wickets.