India and South Africa are going to face each other in a five-match T20I series. The T20I series will be played in India, starting 9th June. It’s going to be an interesting series to watch out for. Former Indian cricketer Suresh Raina gave a crucial advice for players making their comeback in Indian team.
Several players who did extremely well for their IPL franchises have been selected in Indian T20I team for this series. Likes of Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh would look to make their impact for the Indian T20I team. Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad also will look to perform in upcoming T20I series.
Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya too had made his comeback in Indian T20I team after an amazing IPL season. It would be a crucial series for both of them keeping in mind the T20 WC this year. Suresh Raina said that while playing for India mindset is very important to have a good performance.
Suresh Raina said, “It is extremely important because you will get to see all the players who performed in the IPL. But how they perform for India will matter. The mindset is important if you have to play for India.When the matches happen, it will be extremely hot, the matches will be played in June.”
“I feel he will do very well” – Suresh Raina praises KL Rahul’s captaincy
Suresh Raina said that Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh would be the youngsters to look for in upcoming T20I series. Raina also appreciated the captaincy of KL Rahul in IPL for Lucknow Super Giants. Raina feels that Rahul would do very good as Indian captain.
“There are a lot of things to look for. Umran Malik, who is a talented bowler, Arshdeep, the way he has bowled, and KL Rahul as a captain. He has impressed a lot but it is now the turn of the Indian team, I feel he will do very well,” Raina added.