Umran Malik Included in India T20 Squad Against South Africa Series 2022
India will play a home T20 series against South Africa at the end of the IPL 2022, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a 16-member squad for the South Africa Series 2022. Fast bowlers Umran Malik and Arshadwip Singh have been named to the national team for the first time.
The BCCI announced the squad for the tour of South Africa in a statement on Sunday (May 22). India’s crowded sports schedule in front. With that in mind, senior players Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Mohammad Shami have been rested for the series.
Lokesh Rahul got the captaincy in T20 due to Rohit’s absence. Dinesh Karthik and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been returned to the team. However, Suryakumar Yadav and Deepak Chahar have lost their places in the IPL due to injuries. The schedule for the India v South Africa T20 series has already been released. The first match of the series will be held on June 9.
India’s T20 Squad:
Lokesh Rahul (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kisan, Deepak Huda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishab Pant (wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzbendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Hershal Patel, Abesh Khan, Arshadwip Singh and Umran Malik.
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