Deva Dutt Padikkal from Karnataka is scoring centuries as easily as drinking fresh water in domestic cricket. He is playing for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy season.
Devdutt Padikkal: If he bats, any bowler should fear. If you hit forward, no matter how sharp the ball is, you have to cross the boundary. Fielders have to sweat if they hit a sweep shot. When did such a battery enter the Indian cricket team. Aram will play six in the third Test with the England team at Rajkot. This will make his name ring in social media. Who is the player?
Deva Dutt Padikkal from Karnataka is scoring centuries as easily as drinking fresh water in domestic cricket. He is playing for Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy season. He scored a huge century in the match against the Punjab team. He continued the same momentum in the match against Goa. He scored a single century. He did not stop here. He also scored a century in an unofficial test match against the England Lions team. And he has registered four centuries and one half-century in his last six first-class matches, which shows the level of batting. Currently, he has played 4 matches in the Ranji season and scored 556 runs at an average of 92.67. Not only that, he also caught the attention of the BCCI selectors.
KL Rahul from the same state of Karnataka missed the 5 Test series in Karnataka due to injury. Padikkal was invited to join the team. BCCI has released a statement saying that he has got a place in the Indian Test team for the first time. The BCCI said that KL Rahul, who is suffering from an injury, is being monitored regularly by the board's medical team. Currently, he is wanted in the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. The BCCI explained that if his health cooperates, he will be available for the fourth Test. The BCCI Selection Committee has said that Padikkal has been selected in place of Rahul in this order.
Padikkal has played 31 matches in his first class career so far. He scored 2,227 runs. He made his T20 debut in 2021 for the Indian team. Played the first match against Sri Lanka. Three years later he got a call from BCCI. On the other hand, Indian team's young opener Prithvi Shah also found his form. He stole the hearts of the selectors with his destructive style of play. He has been away from the game for many years due to injury.. He made a grand comeback. He broke out with a single century.