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The Indian team will take the field to play a 3-match T20 series against South Africa from December 10, after which an ODI series of the same number of matches will also be played between the two teams. Lastly, a 2-match Test series will be played between the two teams on this tour. This will be the Indian team’s second series of the third edition of the World Test Championship, before this Team India had played a 2-match Test series against West Indies, in which they won 1-0. While Rohit Sharma will be seen handling the responsibility of captaincy in the team announced for this series, the team will see the return of KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer after a long time.
Decision will be taken on the basis of fitness of Mohammed Shami
Five leading fast bowlers have got a place in the team for the 2-match Test series announced against South Africa, in which the decision will be taken on the basis of the fitness of Mohammed Shami, who performed brilliantly in the World Cup, about which BCCI gave this information. It is said that he will take medical treatment, only after that the decision on his playing will be taken. The Indian team has to play the first Test match of the series against South Africa from 26 to 30 December at the Centurion ground, while the second and last Test will be played at the Cape Town ground from 3 to 7 January. Apart from Shami, Team India has included four more fast bowlers in the form of Siraj, Bumrah, Mukesh Kumar and Prasidh Krishna for this series.
Here is the Indian team for the test series against South Africa
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.
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