India vs England 2021: Twitter Reacts As Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav Earn Their Maiden T20I Cap

India vs England 2021: Twitter Reacts As Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav Earn Their Maiden T20I Cap

Mumbai Indians, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav
Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav [Image-BCCI]

The day that every Indian cricket fan has been waiting for has finally arrived as dynamic wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan and run-machine in domestic cricket, Suryakumar Yadav have been handed their maiden India caps ahead of the second T20I against England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav have been knocking on the doors of Indian cricket for some time now courtesy of their consistent performances in the IPL and in domestic cricket.

Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav
Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav [Image-BCCI]
The duo proved to be the lynchpin of the Mumbai Indians batting-unit in what turned to be another title campaign for the Rohit Sharma-led franchise.

While Ishan Kishan racked up 516 runs at an average of 57.33 and at a strike-rate of 145.76, Suryakumar Yadav smashed 480 runs in 16 games at an average of 40 and a strike-rate of 145.01.

Ishan Kishan has been integrated into the playing 11 ahead of opener Shikhar Dhawan, who managed a 12-ball 4 in the first T20I, while Axar Patel makes way for Suryakumar Yadav. Meanwhile, Indian captain Virat Kohli has won the toss and has decided to field first.

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Here’s how Twitter reacted to Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav’s inclusion:

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