IND vs SA: The 5-match T20 International series between India and South Africa is going to start from June 9. The biggest headache for Team India will be to choose KL Rahul’s opening partner. KL Rahul will be seen opening in the T20 International series against South Africa.
This batsman alone can snatch the match from South Africa
Left-handed batsman Ishan Kishan is a strong contender to open with captain KL Rahul in the first T20 International against South Africa. This batsman is adept at turning the match in a jiffy. Looking at the left-right combination, KL Rahul will give Ishan Kishan a chance as an opener in Team India. Ishan Kishan also gives the option of wicketkeeping to KL Rahul in Team India.
Ishan Kishan specializes in stormy batting and changes the course of the match in a few balls. As soon as Ishan Kishan comes to the crease, he starts flaunting the biggest bowler. If Ishan Kishan is included in the playing XI, then Rituraj Gaikwad will have to sit out. Being a left-handed batsman, the selection of Ishan Kishan is considered almost certain.
India’s T20 International squad is as follows:
Lokesh Rahul (captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (vice captain, wicketkeeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik.