Sanju Samson replaces KL Rahul in India’s T20I squad

Sanju Samson was part of the squad in the recently concluded ODI series that the Indian team won 3-0 against the West Indies.

Another opportunity for Sanju Samson.

Another opportunity for Sanju Samson. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

Sanju Samson was part of the squad in the recently concluded ODI series that the Indian team won 3-0 against the West Indies.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee named wicket-keeper batter Sanju Samson as a replacement for KL Rahul in the T20I squad for the ongoing West Indies series.

According to a statement by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, “KL Rahul was earlier named in the squad and his participation in the T20I series was subject to fitness. The batter tested positive for COVID-19 last week and has been advised rest by the BCCI medical team.”

Sanju Samson was part of the squad in the recently concluded ODI series that the team won 3-0.

India squad
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.

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