IND vs SA: The Indian team is going to face South Africa in the 5-match T20 series from Thursday evening. But just a day before the start of this series, Team India got two big setbacks. Firstly, captain KL Rahul and secondly Kuldeep Yadav were out of this series due to injury. Meanwhile, captain Rahul has given a big statement after being out of the series.
broken heart of rahul
Frustrated at not being able to lead the Indian team due to injury, KL Rahul has vowed to make a strong comeback and wished stand-in captain Rishabh Pant and the team for the five-match T20I series against South Africa. Rahul was ruled out of the entire T20I series on Wednesday and wicket-keeper batsman Pant was named captain in his absence just before the first match of the series at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Said this by tweeting
Rahul said in a tweet, ‘Difficult to accept but I am starting another challenge today. Heartfelt thanks to all for your support. Best wishes to Rishabh and all the players. Rahul’s absence will pave the way for Rituraj Gaikwad to replicate the form of Chennai Super Kings in the national jersey.
got out at the last minute
The 30-year-old from Bengaluru was named captain in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been rested from the series. However, Rahul will now have to report to the NCA where the medical team will evaluate and decide on the treatment. Apart from Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav has also been ruled out of the series on Tuesday after injuring his right hand while batting in the nets.