IND vs SA 2021 – Big News, India newly appointed White Ball Captain Rohit Sharma injured ahead of the South Africa tour. His first assignment as full-time ODIs Captain was the three-match ODI series in South Africa. The first two one-dayers of the Test series will be played on 19 & 21 January at Boland Park in Paarl. The 3rd ODI will be played on 23 January at Newlands in Cape Town.
The Team India is scheduled to play three Tests and three ODIs in South Africa, 1st Test match starting from 26th December in Centurion. Incidentally, Rohit Sharma has also been named as the White Ball Captain and Vice-Captain for the 3-match Test series in South Africa.
Rohit Sharma was injured ahead of the South Africa Tour
On Monday, he has reportedly was injured during a practice session in Sharad Pawar Academy (Mumbai) ahead of the South Africa Tour. According to Inside sports, the report said that Rohit Sharma got injured during the bowled delivered by Raghvendra.
Rohit Sharma was seen in so much pain as the ball struck his hand. After some time, Rohit was seen okay after receiving some treatment. Everyone is hoping that there is nothing serious with his injury that appears today while practicing.
— Mudaffal Vhora (@Mudaffal_vhora) December 13, 2021
IND vs SA 2021 – Team Squad, Schedule
Team India led by Captain Virat Kohli will undergo 03-day quarantine from 12th December in a hotel near the Mumbai International Airport before leaving for South Africa. On 16th December, Team India is supposed to leave for Johannesburg by charter flight.
India Team Squad – Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice-Captain), Rishabh Pant(Wicket-Keeper), Wriddhiman Saha(Wicket-Keeper), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.
Standby Players – Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arzan Nagwaswalla.
IND vs SA 2021-22 – Test Series Schedule
1st Test – 26th to 30th December in Centurion Park, Centurion
2nd Test- 3rd to 7th January in Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
3rd Test – 11th to 15th January in Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town