The Indian selectors have announced the Indian T20 squad for the T20 series against South Africa to be held in June. In this team, many players who have performed brilliantly in the IPL have been given a chance. KL Rahul will lead this team while the responsibility of vice-captain has been given to Rishabh Pant.
The good news for Indian fans is that Dinesh Karthik, who did a great job as a finisher in the IPL, has also been given a chance. While Raftaar merchant Umran Malik will also be seen spreading the flames of speed in this series. Players like Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan have also been given a chance in this team.
Along with this, the Indian team has also been announced for the only Test to be held in England. The command of this team has been given to Rohit Sharma while Cheteshwar Pujara has returned to the Test team. At the same time, it will also be interesting to see whether the Indian team can win the Test series under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma or whether the England team is successful in drawing the series 2-2.
For the T20 series against South Africa
Indian team: KL Rahul (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (Vice-Captain) and (WK), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Venkatesh Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Mallik, Avesh Khan.
For the Test against England
India Team: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (WK), KS Bharat (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Jasprit Bumrah, Prasidh Krishna, Umesh Yadav.