IND vs SA 1st T20I: The first match of the five-match T20 series between India and South Africa (today on June 9) will be played at the Arun Jaitley Ground in Delhi. Rishabh Pant has been made the captain due to the injury of KL Rahul. Now before this, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma has given a big statement.
African captain gave this statement
South Africa captain Temba Bavuma said that we were expecting heat, but it will be so hot. No one had thought of this. We are lucky that matches are being held at night, so this can be overcome. The heat is less at night, which can be tolerated. During the day people are trying to get rid of the heat. Drink plenty of water, stay fresh as much as possible.
Pant becomes captain
KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav have been ruled out due to injuries. Star wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has been made the captain in place of Rahul. Many players have been rested outside the South Africa series. In these, regular captain Rohit Sharma, superstar batsman Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have been rested.
India did not win the series
The Indian team has not won the T20 series against South Africa in their home till date. In such a situation, the eyes of Team India will be on winning the series. There are many match winner players in Team India, who can win them the series. Many young players who performed well in IPL 2022 have got a place in Team India.
teams of both countries
India: Rituraj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (c/w), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik.
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendrix, Henrik Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Enrique Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabariz Shamsi, Rassi Van der Dusen, Marco Jensen and Tristan Stubbs.