Fast bowler Navdeep Saini has got a chance to make his Test debut in international cricket, he has been given the chance to replace the injured Umesh Yadav.
New Delhi, Jan 07: Fast bowler Navdeep Saini has been named in the playing eleven after Umesh Yadav was injured in the third Test match being played against Australia in Sydney. Navdeep Saini is making his Test debut for India with this match. Navdeep Saini has become the 299th player to debut in Test cricket on behalf of the Indian team, Navdeep Saini was handed the Test Cap by fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.
Showed in the field
28-year-old right-arm fast bowler Navdeep Saini himself
Saini used to play for Delhi
Navdeep Saini plays for Delhi in Ranji Trophy, he hails from Karnal, Haryana. Very few people know about him that at one time It was when Saini got Rs 200 per match for playing in the local tournament in Karnal. Another most special thing is that till 2013, Saini played tennis ball cricket, not leather ball. In the Karnal Premier League itself, former Delhi bowler Sumit Narwal saw Navdeep bowling and was impressed by him. After which Saini was called to Delhi, in Delhi he made Gautam Gambhir a net practice.
Gautam Gambhir also affected
Gautam Gambhir was surprised to see Navdeep Saini bowling. He asked Saini to come daily for net practice. Gautam Gambhir supported him andSelected him in Delhi Ranji team. In the 2013–14 team, he was selected in the Delhi Ranji team. Saini has taken 128 wickets in 46 first class matches. When Saini was included in the team’s squad for the first time for the only Test match against Afghanistan in 2018, he called Gambhir his mentor. In the IPL, Navdeep Saini plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).