As India unveiled their 16-man squad for the first two Tests of the eagerly awaited series against England, and one name sparking considerable attention is that of young dynamo Dhruv Jurel. Securing his maiden call-up to the Indian squad, the 22-year-old’s inclusion has garnered congratulations and well-wishes from various quarters.
Among those extending their praise is Riyan Parag, who expressed admiration for Jurel’s accomplishments. The cricketing fraternity has been quick to acknowledge Jurel’s talent and potential, setting the stage for an exciting chapter in his burgeoning career.
Riyan Parag’s praise for Dhruv Jurel
In a recent post shared by the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals, jubilant Parag expressed his delight over the selection of Jurel in the Indian Test team. The young talent was spotted donning the Indian Test jersey in the picture, marking a significant milestone in his cricketing journey. Parag couldn’t contain his joy as he took to social media to commend Jurel’s achievement.
With his power-packed words, the Assam-based cricketer praised his fellow cricketer, lauding his skills behind the stumps and acknowledging his undeniable prowess on the field. In describing Jurel as “unstoppable” the connection between the two players extends beyond the cricket pitch. Both Parag and Jurel share a remarkable camaraderie, fortified by their shared experiences while donning the Royals jersey in IPL.
‘Mera ladka ban gaya INDIA ab rok ke dikhao koi,’ Parag wrote in his tweet.
— Riyan Paragg (@ParagRiyan) January 12, 2024
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Dhruv Jurel: Young sensation of Indian cricket
Jurel emerged as a cricketing sensation during the IPL 2023 season, leaving an indelible mark with his explosive debut performance. The young prodigy showcased his batting prowess by playing a scintillating knock of 32 runs in just 15 balls against Punjab Kings.
Beyond the T20 extravaganza, the wicket-keeper batter has consistently impressed in the game’s longer format, amassing a commendable total of 790 runs in 15 first-class matches. He has proven his mettle as a versatile and resilient batter with a stellar average of 46.47, including one century and five half-centuries.