In the third and last T20 International match played between India and West Indies (IND vs WI), Team India defeated West Indies by 17 runs to win the series 3-0. The Indian team, which had already taken an unassailable lead in the series before 2-0, gave young fast bowler Avesh Khan a chance to debut in international cricket in this match. Avesh Khan, who has been bowling brilliantly in IPL and domestic cricket, has been a part of Team India for a long time. But, during this time he did not get a chance to play any match till now.
Nervous after hearing the information about the debut
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In the third T20 match played against the West Indies, Team India was successful in winning by 17 runs, but for young fast bowler Avesh Khan, his debut match was not special. Avesh spent 42 runs in his spell of 4 overs and could not take a single wicket.
The passion of the match admitted that, when he learned that he was going to debut in the third and final T20 International against the West Indies, he was a bit nervous but captain Rohit Sharma and coach Rahul Dravid Kept them comfortable.
Rohit bhai supported me: Avesh Khan
Avesh Khan told in a conversation with his domestic cricket teammate Venkatesh Iyer after the match that, when he got information about making his international debut in this match, he was a bit nervous. Because what he had worked so hard for, he was going to get it. Avesh said,
Rohit bhai supported me. Rahul sir asked me to enjoy my debut match to the fullest. This day was not going to come again and so I thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s a great feeling. Every player has a dream to play for India and my dream has come true. I am feeling great. i enjoyed that moment and we won the match too