Cape Town. Team India got defeated in the Test series against South Africa. Hosts South Africa won the third Test by 7 wickets on Friday. With this the team won the series 2-1. The Indian team now has to play a 2-match series from Sri Lanka (India vs Sri lanka) in February-March. In such a situation, former Indian veteran Sunil Gavaskar has spoken of 2 changes in the playing-11. Although Team India’s performance at home has been good. Talking about the World Test Championship, Sri Lanka’s team is currently at number-1 while the Indian team is at number-5. India has played 9 matches so far.
Sunil Gavaskar said during commentary on Star Sports that the poor performers against Sri Lanka Cheteshwar Pujara And Ajinkya Rahane should be taken out. He said, ‘I think Ajinkya Rahane will not only be out. Rather Shreyas Iyer will get a chance. He proved himself in the series against New Zealand. He played well throughout the series. It is known that Iyer had scored a century in the debut test.
Iyer and Vihari get a chance
Former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that I think both Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane will be dropped from the Sri Lanka series. Apart from Shreyas Iyer Hanuma Vihari will get a chance. He said that both Iyer and Vihari can play against Sri Lanka. Vihari should replace Pujara at number 3 while Iyer should play in place of Rahane at number 5. According to me these 2 changes will definitely happen.
Although the captain Virat Kohli Still in favor of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. Talking about the South Africa series, Pujara scored 124 runs in 6 innings at an average of 21. Scored a fifty. At the same time, Rahane scored 136 runs in 6 innings at an average of 23. He also scored a half-century. Questions are being raised on the performance of both for a long time. Most runs from India in the series KL Rahul made by He scored 226 runs in 6 innings at an average of 38. Scored a century and a half-century. Rishabh Pant also scored a century in the last Test.