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Sydney Test: T Natarajan may make his Test debut against Australia in Sydney, hints

Injured fast bowler Umesh Yadav has been replaced by T Natarajan in the Test squad.

India v Australia Sydney Test: Indian left-arm fast bowler T Natrajan could make his Test debut in the third match of a four-match series against Australia. The 29-year-old pacer made the indication on Tuesday. Natarajan, 29, has recently been included in the Test squad, while injured fast bowler Umesh Yadav has been included in the squad. Read more – India v Australia: Who will open with Rohit Sharma in Sydney Test! Shubhaman Gill or Mayank Agarwal

On Tuesday, Natarajan uploaded a picture of himself wearing a white jersey on his official social media Twitter handle and wrote in the caption, ‘Moment of pride wearing a white jersey. I am ready to face the next challenge. Read more – IND vs ASS 3rd Test Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch India-Australia 3rd Test Live Online

I got a chance to replace the injured Umesh

In the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020), Natarajan, impressed by his proper yorker, went on a tour of Australia as a net bowler. However, the situation was such that this fast bowler of Team India was injured and this bowler got a chance to make his debut in ODIs and then in T20 Internationals. Now it’s time to start Test cricket.

Natarajan has 2 wickets in ODIs and 6 wickets in 3 Twenty20 Internationals. In the ODI series, India lost 2-1 to the hosts. In the ongoing T20 tour of Australia, Natharajan always annoyed the Kangaroos batsmen with his right yorker in the death overs. Hardy Pandya made everyone happy with his ‘Bowler Man of the Series Award’ Natarajan for his bowling in this T20 series.

The Test series is 1-1

The third Test of the series between India and Australia will be played in Sydney from Thursday. Both teams are currently 1-0 in the series. Australia defeated India by 8 wickets in the Day Night Test in Adelaide, while Team India (Team India) reached the series level by defeating the hosts in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

Umesh Yadav has been dropped from the remaining two Tests of the series due to the calf’s extension. He got injured while bowling in the second innings of the Melbourne Test. However, media reports said that Shardul Tagore may be preferred over Natarajan in the third Test.


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