South Africa vs. India: Virat Kohli-led Indian test team leaves for the South Africa tour
South Africa vs. India: The Indian red ball team, led by Virat Kohli, traveled to South Africa to face the Proteas in a three-game test series on December 26th.
The Indian Red Ball squad, led by Virat Kohli, traveled to South Africa to face the Proteas in a three-game test series on December 26th. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared pictures of the Indian Test's departure on Thursday. "All buckled up. South Africa tied," tweeted BCCI. Rohit Sharma was excluded from the upcoming three-game test series against South Africa after suffering a hamstring injury during training. Kohli said Team India will miss Rohit's skills on their upcoming tour of South Africa.
"Will really miss his skills. He has already shown in England that he really worked out his friendly match and the inaugural partnership was very important for us to play in this series. With his experience and skill we will of course miss those qualities . " “, Said Virat Kohli in a virtual conference.
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"But it is an opportunity for Mayank [Agarwal] and KL [Rahul] to reinforce and solidify that beginning for us and make sure the good work on this series continues," he added.
Rohit will miss the upcoming series of tests after the hamstring injury and Priyank Panchal has been named as a replacement. Last week, Rohit was given the reins of the ODIs along with the T20I formats.
India's squad for South Africa Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Priyank Panchal, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj.