IND vs SL: Big audition coming up for Shivam Mavi in Sri Lanka series before IPL 2023, golden opportunity to impress T20 and Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya

IND vs SL: Shivam Mavi – All eyes will be on speed gun Shivam Mavi in the three-match T20 series against Sri…

IND vs SL: Big audition coming up for Shivam Mavi in Sri Lanka series before IPL 2023, golden opportunity to impress T20 and Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya
IND vs SL: Big audition coming up for Shivam Mavi in Sri Lanka series before IPL 2023, golden opportunity to impress T20 and Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya

IND vs SL: Shivam Mavi – All eyes will be on speed gun Shivam Mavi in the three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka starting from January 3, 2023. The Gujarat Titans pacer, who was snapped up six crores in IPL mini auction has a chance to impress T20 and IPL franchise skipper Hardik Pandya. The 24-year-old’s forte is bowling super-fast, and hurrying batters with his deceptive bouncers. In absence of regular fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, Mavi has a golden chance to shine against Lankans. Follow IND vs SL Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.

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IND vs SL: Big audition coming up for Shivam Mavi in Sri Lanka series before IPL 2023, golden opportunity to impress T20 and Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya

IND vs SL: Will Mavi get a chance to play against Lankans in the T20 series? – Over the past year, we have seen BCCI selectors fast-tracking express bowlers like Umran Malik and Prasidh Krishna to the national team. Pace bowling is one area the board is keen to invest in. Even more so, when only a handful can bowl consistently at 145 plus kmph. Mavi is that rare breed, and by the looks of it, the Gujarat Titans pacer will be given a run-in during the Sri Lanka series.

The speed express Shivam Mavi

Mavi has participated in 32 games for Kolkata Knight Riders after making his IPL debut in 2018. He has taken 30 wickets for an 8.71 economy rate. The Rajasthan Royals match in 2021 marked his personal best performance in the competition (4/21).

Mavi also competed for India’s championship-winning Under-19 team in 2018. He participates in domestic cricket for Uttar Pradesh.

IND vs SL: Why big audition is coming for Shivam Mavi in the Sri Lanka T20 series?

· With BCCI selectors looking for young players in the T20 squad for World Cup 2024, Mavi is one of the candidates.

· Shami is highly likely to play in the next T20 World Cup owing to his age. BCCI have begun phasing out old players.

· Mavi is touted as the future in the pace bowling department owing to his performance in Ranji and IPL.

· BCCI is keen to have a young fast bowling group and have identified Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, and Mavi.

IND vs SL: Big audition coming up for Shivam Mavi in Sri Lanka series before IPL 2023, golden opportunity to impress T20 and Gujarat Titans skipper Hardik Pandya

India’s squad for Sri Lanka T20Is: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Mukesh Kumar.

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