Umesh, Shahbaz, and Shreyas Iyer were added to the Indian squad for South Africa T20

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South Africa T20: India’s team for the three-match T20 series. Against South Africa, which starts on Wednesday, was to include Umesh Yadav, batter Shreyas Iyer, and all-rounder Shahbaz Ahmed.

Mohammad Shami, senior bowler missed the most recent T20 series. against Australia. Due to a COVID-19 infection, is still recovering and won’t play in the T20 matches against the Proteas.

Meanwhile, Deepak Hooda injured “further management of his injury“. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Umesh Yadav as Shami’s replacement. And Shreyas Iyer as a replacement for Hooda,”

a BCCI release stated.

Umesh was a substitute for Shami during the series against Australia. He participated in the first T20I of the series but sat out the second and third. Shahbaz, the left-arm spin all-around player, is still untapped. He was to play against the Zimbabwe series. As Washington Sundar‘s replacement in the Indian ODI team, however, he did not.

For both teams, the series against South Africa will serve as a final practice. Run before the major competition in Australia the following month. Both senior seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have reported to the NCA after being rested for the series in preparation for the T20 World Cup next month.

INDIAN SQUAD FOR series South Africa T20

Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, and Shahbaz Ahmed.

It will be one of the amazing matches against SouthAfrica. And it will be one of the toughest battles ahead of World Cup. AS India will look amazing squad and they will fight back in the World Cup in Australia.

It will be one of the most challenging tasks for India to fight against the world.

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