Hyderabad Spinner Shashank Mehrotra in India B Under 19 Squad for Bangladesh Tri-nation Tour

 - Sakshi Post

Shashank Mehrotra was the only player from Hyderabad to be picked for India B's under-19 squad by the Sharath Sridharan-led Junior National selection committee. India will field two teams in a tri-nation event in Bangladesh.

The selectors were delighted by the 18-year-old left-arm spinner's accuracy in the Vinoo Mankad and Challenger Series one-day events.

Shashank took 14 wickets in the Vinoo Mankad competition, returning with best figures of 10-4-9-4 in a losing cause against Maharashtra in the quarterfinals. That performance helped him gain a spot on India's D team.

Shashank said, "It was a wonderful surprise to learn that I had been chosen for the Bangladesh series." "I believe the 4/9 spell was a watershed moment in my career,"

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Shashank attributed his newfound confidence to former Ranji wicketkeeper Riazuddin, who tweaked his bowling motion. "He saw something wrong with my actions. He made some tiny changes, and I was able to establish my rhythm after that. Otherwise, I was inconsistent with my line and length, "said Shashank.

This will be Shashank's first trip to Bangladesh. "It's a great opportunity, but it's also a struggle." "I'd like to create a good impression in this series," Riazuddin stated.

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