The Test series between the two countries will start on December 26. After the Test series, a three-match ODI series will also be played between the two countries. Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja are not part of the Indian Test team that toured South Africa. Jadeja was injured during the series against New Zealand. At the same time, Rohit Sharma got injured while practicing during Team India’s camp held in Mumbai.
Rohit-Jadeja expected to return in ODIs
After the three-Test series, a three-match ODI series will also be played between India and South Africa. The first match of this series will be on January 19. On December 8, when the BCCI selectors announced the Test team, then Virat was removed from the captaincy of ODIs and handed over the command to Rohit. Hence Rohit will be India’s ODI captain against South Africa. It is expected that
Shared pictures with Rohit and Jadeja
The 25-member Indian Under-19 team is preparing for the NCA ahead of the upcoming ACC Under-19 Asia Cup to be played in the UAE from 23 December. Under-19 players have a practice camp in NCA. Delhi’s Yash Dhull is also part of the camp, who will lead India’s team in the U19 Asia Cup. Yash Dhul shared pictures with Rohit and Jadeja. Rohit Sharma has a hamstring injury. While Jadeja suffered a hand injury.
Test series starting from 26 December
Priyank Panchal has been included in place of Rohit Sharma in the Test team that arrived in South Africa for the three-match Test series starting from 26 December. On the other hand, Jadeja suffered an injury in his right hand during the first Test match played against New Zealand in Kanpur. After the scan, it was found that there is swelling in his shoulder. The all-rounder was advised to rest and was ruled out of the South Africa series. He did not play the second test against New Zealand.
Will miss Rohit-Jadeja: Kohli
Kohli said, ‘We will miss Rohit Sharma in the team. He had already proved in England that he had indeed done well in his Test matches. But having said that, I think with Rohit’s absence, there is an opportunity for either Mayank Agarwal or KL Rahul to move on and consolidate the start that we got in the last series and make sure they have made it to this point. Well done in the series.
I wish both the players a speedy return to the injured match.
Talking about Jadeja, Kohli believes that he is an all-rounder player, he contributes well in every format of the game. By not being in the series, the team will miss both the players. “Both the players are injured and I wish them a speedy recovery and a speedy return to the match,” he said. India will play three Tests and as many ODIs in South Africa from December 26 to January 23.
Yash Dhool shared the photo
Recently the Indian team for the Under-19 Asia Cup was announced. Whose captain Yash Dhool was made. He is currently in the National Cricket Academy, Bangalore. He has shared his photo with Ravindra Jadeja and Rohit Sharma. Now Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja will be in NCA rehab for the next few days to recover from their injury. If both these players become fit in time, then they are expected to play in the ODI series against South Africa.