India vs South Africa 1st T20: The first match of the five-match T20 series between India and South Africa is being played in Delhi. In the first T20 match, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and decided to bowl first. In this match, captain Rishabh Pant has not given a place to a deadly bowler in the playing XI.
This player did not get the place
Captain Rishabh Pant has not given place to lethal bowler Umran Malik in the first T20 match against South Africa. Umran won everyone’s heart with his game in IPL 2022. He takes the bowler’s wicket in the blink of an eye. At the same time, Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik have returned to the Indian team’s playing XI after a long time.
Showed strength in IPL
Umran Malik showed amazing game in IPL 2022. He took 22 wickets in 14 matches of IPL 2022. Speed is the biggest strength of Umran Malik. Umran is the fastest bowler to bowl for India in IPL. Seeing the dangerous game of Umran, he was given the Emerging Player Award. He has become an important link in Sunrisers Hyderabad’s bowling attack.
This player is in excellent form
Umran Malik was running in excellent form. Umran has that ability that he can take wickets on any pitch. Rishabh Pant has included fast bowlers like Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Avesh Khan in Team India. At the same time, Captain Pant has included Yuzvendra Chahal as a spinner. Chahal is the highest wicket-taker in IPL.
Playing XI of both the teams:
India: Ishan Kishan, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/w), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan
South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Reeza Hendrix, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Tabariz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje