Sandeep Sharma, the pacer was selected for the Zimbabwe tour for three one day internationals and two T-20 matches starting from July 10. Sandeep Sharma was selected in place of Umesh Yadav. Sandeep Sharma is swing bowler for Punjab and Kings XI Punjab. The news of his selection has not sunk and he was very happy to get a call for the Indian team.
Sandeep was a member of the winning team of the Under 19 World Cup in 2012 and has done well in the Indian Premier League and the domestic circuit for Punjab. Despite a stress fracture for the past 6 months he came back strongly and was the highest wicket taker for Punjab in the Ranji Trophy with 28 wickets and picked up 13 wickets in 14 matches at the IPL 8. Sandeep Sharma is not express pace, but is always focused on swing. If he gets a chance then it will be interesting to see that Sandeep can get success outside the subcontinent and more important the international level.
Sandeep Sharma was awarded with a call to the Indian team for this short tour. Sandeep Sharma is a young and exciting bowler. Sandeep Sharma said it is an amazing feeling to be selected in the Indian team. Sandeep Sharma said that his ability to take wickets for Punjab will help him in the Indian team. The Indian team has been struggling to get good bowlers and the management is willing to look beyond the current fast bowlers in the Indian set up and new young fast bowlers are ready to stake a claim in the Indian team.