Why didn’t Sanju Samson get a place in the playing 11 in the second ODI? Captain Shikhar Dhawan told the reason

IND vs NZ 2nd ODI: The second match of the ODI series to be played between India and New Zealand was played at Sidon Park in Hamilton today. In this match, New Zealand won the toss and decided to bowl first, while the batting of the Indian team was going on that suddenly it started raining and the match stopped and finally it had to be canceled. In this match, two major changes were made in the playing 11 of the Indian team, after which it started being discussed everywhere. Now captain Shikhar Dhawan has put his side on this.

No place given to Sanju Samson

In fact, as soon as the playing 11 was announced in the second ODI played between India and New Zealand, everyone was stunned. Actually two changes were made in the Indian team. Deepak Hooda in place of Sanju Samson and Deepak Chahar in place of Shardul Thakur. In this, the matter of ousting Sanju caught fire and his fans once again started cursing the team management and accusing the team management of neglecting Sanju Samson. At the same time, some former cricketers also raised questions on the team regarding this.

Shikhar Dhawan told the reason

Shikhar Dhawan spoke to the media after the match was canceled due to rain, in which the question was asked why Sanju Samson was not given a place? Responding to this, Shikhar Dhawan said that we needed a sixth bowler, that is why Deepak Hooda was fed in place of Samson. Apart from this, Dhawan said that we were hoping that the rain would stop and the match would be completed but it could not happen. Now we will start preparing for the third match.

India’s playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.

New Zealand’s playing XI: Finn Allen, Devon Conway, Kane Williamson (c), Tom Latham (wk), Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Mitchell Santner, Michael Bracewell, Matt Henry, Tim Southee, Lockie Ferguson.

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