Ravi Shastri Playing 11: The Indian team led by KL Rahul has to play a series of 5 T20 matches against South Africa from 9 June. Now the former coach of Team India, Ravi Shastri has selected the playing XI for the first T20 match. He has shown the way out of many players from the team.
Opening given to this player
Ravi Shastri along with captain KL Rahul has selected Rituraj Gaikwad for the opening. Rituraj runs very well between the wickets. At the same time, for some time, KL Rahul has won many matches for Team India on his own. Ravi Shastri has chosen Ishaan Kishan for the third number. Ishan Kishan was not able to perform according to his name in IPL 2022.
These players got a place in the middle order
Ravi Shastri has given place to Shreyas Iyer for number four. At the same time, for the fifth number, he has given a chance to star wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant. At present, Pant is the number one wicket-keeper batsman of Team India in all three formats. For the sixth number, he has given place to Hardik Pandya, who returned to Team India after a long time.
Expressed trust in these bowlers
Ravi Shastri has expressed confidence in Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel for his team. At the same time, he has advised to take one of the superstar players of IPL, Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh. In the all-rounders, he has given a chance to Axar Patel.
These players were kicked out
Dinesh Karthik showed a bang in IPL 2022. He won many matches for the RCB team on his own. Despite this, Ravi Shastri has not selected him in the playing XI. At the same time, Venkatesh Iyer has also been shown the way out of the playing XI.
Playing XI selected by Ravi Shastri:
KL Rahul (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Gaikwad, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Umran Malik/Arshdeep Singh