Team India will be touring to Sri Lanka for three ODIs and as many T20Is and a 20-member squad for the same was recently announced. A lot of young talents were included in this squad, as they have earned their rightful place in this squad. However, one KKR star, Sheldon Jackson was left out of the Indian team and he really disappointed.
Sheldon Jackson, who has been making a name for himself in recent times. He has played for RCB, KKR, and Saurashtra and has been working hard on this game. After the squad announcement, he tweeted a heart-break emoji on being left out from the Indian squad. This showcased how disappointed he was for not getting picked in the Indian team and he really wanted to play.
Sheldon Jackson was left out despite his performances in the domestic circuit as some of the names who have done well in the Indian Premier League (IPL) were picked instead. This wasn’t what the player was hoping and he Tweeted his feelings out with a single emoji.
— Sheldon Jackson (@ShelJackson27) June 10, 2021
Former Indian cricketer, Rohan Gavaskar, who is the son of Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar and has often been seen as a commentator along with quite a few well-known personalities commented on this Tweet. Rohan responded with a simple Tweet encouraging the star.
Even renowned journalist Joy Bhattacharjya commented on the Tweet encouraging the player. Everyone could understand why he was upset and what was the key point being highlighted.
Keep at it . Never give up hope and always be prepared for when the opportunity does come .
— Rohan Gavaskar (@rohangava9) June 11, 2021
You did all you could. Just stay strong.
— Joy Bhattacharjya (@joybhattacharj) June 11, 2021
This team to Sri Lanka has no place for @ShelJackson27 and @jalajsaxena33 What should they do to win the support of the National selectors 😡😡😡😡 They won’t even tell them what they lack 😡😡 Heartbreaking for the two hardworking cricketers. I feel for them 🙏
— Vijay Lokapally (@vijaylokapally) June 10, 2021
India’s squad for Sri Lanka tour: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-captain).
Other members of the Indian team: Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Devdutt Padikkal, Nitish Rana, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan (Wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (Wicket-keeper), Rahul Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, K Gowtham, Kuldeep Yadav, Krunal Pandya, Chetan Sakariya, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Navdeep Saini
Net Bowlers for the Indian team: Sandeep Warrier, Ishan Porel, Sai Kishore, Simarjeet Singh, Arshdeep Singh