The Indian team has been announced for the South Africa tour. India has to play three T20, three ODI and two Test matches on the South Africa tour. Different captains have been appointed for all three formats. Suryakumar Yadav will be the captain of T20, KL Rahul of ODI and Rohit Sharma of Test.
The Indian team has been announced for the South Africa tour. BCCI Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar on Thursday (30 November) announced Team India for the series of all three formats in Delhi. India has to play three T20, three ODI and two Test matches on the South Africa tour. The command of T20 has been handed over to Suryakumar Yadav, while KL Rahul will take charge of the ODI series. The command of the Test team has been handed over to Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli requested the board that they will not play T20 and ODI on South Africa tour. Mohammed Shami is currently undergoing medical treatment and his availability depends on fitness.
Sanju Samson and Yuzvendra Chahal have returned to the ODI team. Rajat Patidar, Sai Sudarshan have also been included in the team as new faces. Yuzvendra Chahal and Sanju Samson have got this big opportunity. Whereas Shubman Gill has not got a chance in the ODI team. Surya is also missing from the ODI team.
Whereas KS Bharat has been dropped from the Test team. Now the Test team has KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan as special wicketkeepers. Jasprit Bumrah will now be the vice-captain of the Test team. Once again confidence has been expressed in Suryakumar Yadav for the captaincy of T20. The vice-captain will be Ravindra Jadeja. That means Ravindra Jadeja has been given a big responsibility for the first time. The special thing is that Rituraj Gaikwad has been included in all three formats.
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, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Shami. , Jasprit Bumrah (Vice-Captain), Prasidh Krishna
Rituraj Gaikwad, Sai Sudarshan, Tilak Verma, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper/captain), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar.
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Verma, 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, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Deepak Chahar.
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