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IND Vs SA India Squad Announced For South Africa Tour India Vs South Africa Tests ODI T20I


IND Vs SA India Squad Announced For South Africa Tour India Vs South Africa Tests ODI T20I

IND vs SA: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced India squads for the tour of South Africa. While India are set to play 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs when they take on the Proteas in December-January, the white-ball series will be followed by two Test matches. With Hardik Pandya sidelined due to an injury, Suryakumar Yadav continues to be India’s captain in T20Is. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma returns as the captain in the two Test matches.

Rohit’s last apperanace in a T20I fixture came in November 2022 in the T20 World Cup semifinal against England where India lost by 10 wickets and crashed out of the tournament in Australia. Meanwhile, in Rohit’s absence, KL Rahul will lead the Men in Blue in ODI series with both Virat Kohli and Rohit requesting for a break from the white-ball series which indicates that the two senior batters might not be keen on playing the T20 World Cup next year in USA and West Indies, with India set to play only a handful of T20Is before the biennoial competition in June 2024. Both of them, however, will feature in the Test matches. In another massive news coming in Suryakumar Yadav has failed to find a place in the ODI side. 

Shreyas Iyer Returns To Test Squad

Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer has set to returned to the Test setup while Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have failed to make the cut. In addition, Sanju Samson and Rajat Patidar have been named in India’s ODI squad for the South Africa series. In an official statement, the BCCI also confirmed that Mohammed Shami is undergoing a medical treatment at the moment and his availability will be subject to fitness.

India’s squad for 3 T20Is: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav (captain), Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Jitesh Sharma (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja (vice-captain), Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Deepak Chahar.

India’s squad for 3 ODIs: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (captain) (wicketkeeper), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar.

India’s squad for 2 Tests: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohd. Shami*, Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Prasidh Krishna.

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