After Sanju Samson, another player from Kerala got a place in the Indian team, scored 4 centuries in 7 innings

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Kerala batsman has done wonders in List-A cricket
Now a big chance to prove himself on Bangladesh tour

New Delhi. Rohan Kunnummal is going to get a chance to play for the first time with an Indian team. He got a place in the Indian-A team for the 2nd four-day match against Bangladesh (IND vs BAN). Abhimanyu Easwaran has been given the command of the team. The first match is to be played from 29 November while the second match is to be played from 6 December. Rohan’s name is being taken more because he comes from Kerala only. Sanju Samson of Kerala is in news right now. Even after being in the team, he did not get a chance in the playing-11 in any match in the T20 series against New Zealand (IND vs NZ). The 3-match ODI series is starting between the two countries from tomorrow.

The 24-year-old Rohan Kunnumal scored 143 and 77 against North Zone while playing for South Zone in the semi-finals of the 2022-23 Duleep Trophy. During this, he scored 4 centuries in his first 7 first class innings. Also scored 645 runs at an average of 108. He is included in the list of selected players to do so. Talking to Cricinfo, he said that a lot of hard work is hidden behind such performance, but I did not even think about 4 centuries. He has so far scored 769 runs in 9 innings of overall 6 first class matches at an average of 96. Has scored 4 centuries and 3 half-centuries. The biggest score of 143 runs has also been played.

don’t believe in technology
Rohan Kunnumal said that he does not believe in batting with more technique. Just the ball should hit the bat well. You should play with the ball, not the bowler. He said that I got inspiration to play from my father Sushil. He used to play as an off-spinner during his university days. Rohan told that he wants to dominate the bowler from the first ball, so that he can be taken advantage of by putting pressure on him.

IPL trial included
He said that I got full support from my family. The family members said that just play and don’t think about anything. It helped me a lot. I don’t think about anything other than cricket. He has also attended the trials of IPL team Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians last year. Right now they want to win the Duleep Trophy title and are also working hard for it.

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Talking about Rohan Kunnumal’s List-A career, he has so far scored 717 runs in 16 matches at an average of 55. Has scored 2 centuries and 3 half-centuries. Has played the best innings of 134 runs. At the same time, in 19 matches of T20, he has scored 531 runs at an average of 33. Has scored 4 half-centuries. 58 runs is the best score and the strike rate is 119.

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