7 cricketers who want to cement their place in the Indian team through better performances in county cricket

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Highlights

Pacer Mohammad Siraj will debut in county cricket on September 12
Cheteshwar Pujara also made a comeback in the Test team through the county itself.
Recently 7 Indian players have agreed to play in County Championship

New Delhi: Many Indian players have moved to England to play county cricket at this time. So far, a total of 7 Indians have tied up with their respective teams to play in the County Championship. Former captains Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid have also played in the county in the past to attract the attention of the Indian selectors. With the advent of IPL in the year 2008, this pattern changed slightly. Since then, the players started emphasizing on performing better in the IPL to make a place in the Indian team. This also gave success to many players and today they are wearing ‘Blue Jersey’.

Since the IPL, the BCCI has become the powerhouse to prepare the cricket agenda across the world. Not only India but many players from abroad come to try their luck in IPL. The purpose of this is that they can focus the attention of their country’s cricket board. Let’s take a look at 7 such Indian cricketers who are moving to England to play in county cricket.

Shubman Gill (Glamorgan)Gill has secured the place of ODI and Test opener in the national team, leaving Prithvi Shaw behind. Gill recently scored a century in the third match of the ODI series against Zimbabwe. Gill has been in excellent form. Gill was adjudged Player of the Series during the tour of Zimbabwe. Now he will be seen playing county cricket for Glamorgan.

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Mohammad Siraj (Warwickshire) Fast bowler Siraj is set to play first-class cricket for Warwickshire in September. Siraj was recently part of the ODI series against Zimbabwe. He bowled a match-winning over in the last over of the first ODI against West Indies. Will debut in Siraj County on 12 September.

Cheteshwar Pujara (Sussex)Pujara’s name is very much discussed in the cricket world these days. Pujara is currently the second highest run-scorer for Sussex. He is playing in the Royal One Day Cup. Pujara has scored 1094 runs in 13 innings at an average of 109.40 which includes 3 centuries.

Washington Sundar (Lancashire)All-rounder Washington Sundar has lost a lot of opportunities due to fitness. He has not been able to be a part of any series of India since the IPL this year. He decided to play for Lancashire in county cricket. However, he was once again seen battling due to a shoulder injury. Due to this he had to be out of Zimbabwe tour.

Umesh Yadav (Middlesex): County club Middlesex reported on 11 July that they have signed Indian pacer Umesh Yadav for the County Championship and the Royal London One Day Cup. Yadav has replaced Pakistan’s pacer Shaheen Afridi. Umesh Yadav has taken 16 wickets in 7 List A matches.

Krunal Pandya (Warwickshire): All-rounder Krunal Pandya played his last one-day international against Sri Lanka last year. He has so far taken 98 wickets in 81 List A matches at an average of 31.14. He also did well in the county and took 9 wickets with 134 runs in 5 matches. This includes his 74 off 82 balls in the tie match against Surrey at The Oval. He also took 9 wickets with his left-arm spin bowling at an average of 25, including 3 wickets against Sussex and Leicestershire.

Navdeep Saini (Kent): Pacer Navdeep Saini, representing Kent in county cricket, is doing well. He also wants to cement his place in the Indian team by playing better in the county. However, this Delhi fast bowler is doing well. His team Kent registered a 177-run win over Warwickshire last week. Saini took 5 wickets for 72 runs in the first innings and took 2 wickets for 39 runs in the second innings.

Tags: Cheteshwar Pujara, county cricket, Hindi Cricket News, Mohammad Siraj, Shubhman Gill

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