After KL Rahul was ruled out of the series owing to a right groin injury. Rishabh Pant will lead India in the T20I series against South Africa.
So, KL Rahul, who was set to captain India in the forthcoming five-match T20I series against South Africa. Has been ruled out due to injury, according to the BCCI. Kuldeep Yadav, a left-arm wrist-spinner, has also been ruled out of the series due to injury. Rishabh Pant, the wicketkeeper, and batsman will now lead India in the series. Hardik Pandya has been named vice-captain of the team.
NEWS 🚨- KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav ruled out of #INDvSA series owing to injury.
— BCCI (@BCCI) June 8, 2022
For the home series against South Africa! the All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant as captain and Hardik Pandya as vice-captain.
So, KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav’s replacements have yet to be picked by the selection committee. Both players will now travel to the NCA, where the medical staff will assess them further. And determine their treatment options, according to a press release from the BCCI.
After more than two months of IPL cricket India’s Designated captain Rohit Sharma, former captain Virat Kohli, and elite paceman Jasprit Bumrah are among a group of quality players. Who has been rested for this series.
“Team India captain KL Rahul has been ruled out of the T20I series against South Africa due to a right groin injury. While Kuldeep Yadav has been ruled out of the T20I series after being hit on the right hand while batting in the nets last evening.”
India’s T20I squad:
Rishabh Pant (Captain)(wk), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik