ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Avesh Khan, Venkanesh Iyer To Stay Back With The Indian Team As Net Bowlers

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Avesh Khan-Ventakesh Iyer
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Team India will start their ICC T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24. With the IPL drawing to a close, Venkatesh Iyer and Avesh Khan will be joining the Indian team as net bowlers after the tournament is over. Both the players have had notable performances in this year’s campaign. Later tonight KKR and Delhi Capitals take on each other in the second qualifier.

Avesh Khan is currently the second-highest wicket-taker in IPL 2021. The right arm pacer has scalped 23 wickets in the tournament this year and has picked them up at an average of 18.61. Iyer has scored 265 runs in the UAE leg of the tournament and has scored his runs at an average of 37.86. With the ball, Iyer has picked up 3 wickets. SRH pacer Umran Malik also has been asked to stay back in the UAE as well.

Avesh Khan, Venkatesh Iyer Deliver Notable Performances

T20 World Cup 2021 avesh khan set to join team india as net bowler Venkatesh Iyer - Cricket.Surf
T20 World Cup 2021 avesh khan set to join team india as net bowler Venkatesh Iyer - Cricket.Surf

Meanwhile, Team India will play two warm-up games ahead of the start of their T20 World Cup campaign. They play against Australia on October 18 and against South Africa on October 20. India were the champions of the inaugural T20 World Cup back in 2007. They then made the final in 2014 and the semi-final in 2016.

Team India Manchester test
Team India Manchester test

Their warm-up game against England is cancelled. While the game against Australia will be an afternoon fixture, the game against South Africa will start at 7.30 pm IST.

India’s complete schedule for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021:

24th October 2021: India vs Pakistan, 7:30 PM, Dubai

31st October 2021 India vs New Zealand, 7:30 PM, Dubai

3rd November 2021 India vs Afghanistan, 7:30 PM, Abu Dhabi

5th November 2021 India vs B1, 7:30 PM, Dubai

8th November 2021 India vs A2, 7:30 PM Dubai

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