Right after hosting South Africa named the squad for the series against India, the latter also announced the list of cricket players that will visit the country.
Quite predictably, the squad will be led by Virat Kohli during Tests with Rohit Sharma as the vice-captain. At the same time, Rohit will lead the team in the ODIs and T20Is against the Proteas. Unfortunate injuries poisoned the trip for Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shubman Gill, and Rahul Chahar.
After all, India’s Test squad looks as follows: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Jayant Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Shardul Thakur, and Md. Siraj.
The standby list at the moment consists of Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Arzan Nagwaswalla, and Deepak Chahar. The tour was postponed due to covid splash and will start on December 26, with three Tests to be opening matches. Want to know more about cricket news for today and don’t miss the important news? Subscribe to cricket14.in and receive the latest updates to your email.