Kohli vowed to render his services to the Indian team in T20s as batsman and continue to lead the side in the longer formats – ODI and Test cricket.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes could miss the men’s T20 World Cup in Oman and the UAE in October and November. Stokes has been on an indefinite break from all forms of cricket
The Pakistan Cricket Board said that it had appointed former test players Saqlain Mushtaq and Abdul Razzaq as interim coaches for the home limited-overs series against New Zealand that starts this month, and for the two T20s against England in October.
A number of experienced campaigners were left out as PCB chief selector Mohammad Wasim announced the national squad for next month's T20 World Cup as well as the home series against New Zealand and England.
Dubai Events Security Committee has vowed to ensure highest levels of security for the final round of matches of the 2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup which will be staged in the emirate.
After reviewing player performances and in consultation with the team management, we have decided to include Haider Ali, Fakhar Zaman and Sarfaraz in the squad for the T20 World Cup 2021," Wasim was quoted as saying in a PCB release.
Hasaranga returned career-best T20 figures of 4-9 with his leg-spin as India finished on a paltry 81-8, a total Sri Lanka overhauled in 14.3 overs. Dhananjaya de Silva, unbeaten on 23, and Hasaranga, 14 not out, steered the team home after Indian leg-spinner Rahul Chahar sent back Sri Lanka’s top three batsmen.
The swashbuckling wicket-keeper batsman, who took retirement from international cricket last year, will be seen motivating the team at the showpiece event.
The 38-year-old, one of the most successful limited over bowlers of all time with his distinctive 'sling' action, said he would now devote himself to supporting the next generation of cricketers.