Bhuvi XI beats Dhawan XI in intrasquad simulation for Sri Lanka series preparations
The Indian squad in Srilanka played their first intrasquad match in hot and humid conditions. As a part of their preparations for the Srilanka series.
The teams were played under the names Bhuvi XI and Dhawan XI
Dhawan XI batted first and scored 154/4 with Manish Pandey hitting 63 off 45 balls and Ruturaj Gaekwad scoring 30 odd runs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled well getting 2/23 in 4 overs.
In reply Shaw and Paddikal smashed 60 runs opening stand for Bhuvi XI. Followed by a polished 50 plus from Surya Kumar Yadav which enabled Bhuvi XI to reach the target in 17 overs easily. Bhuvi XI beats Dhawan XI in intrasquad simulation for Sri Lanka series preparations.
It will be a big competition for spots in both the ODI series and the T20 series. Enough indications shown by some of the batsmen which will make the job of the management that much more difficult.