If Virat Kohli does not play against SA Shreyas Iyer: Virat Kohli has been battling poor form for a long time. Runs are not coming off his bat. In such a situation, a big news is coming out about Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli may be out of the 5-match T20 series against South Africa in June. If Kohli is dropped, a star player can come in his place.
This player can play in place of Kohli
If Virat Kohli does not play against South Africa, then Shreyas Iyer can be fielded at number three in his place. Iyer is running in excellent form. Iyer is doing very well in IPL. Shreyas Iyer has scored 248 runs in 8 matches in IPL 2022. He is also handling the captaincy of the KKR team. Iyer has that art that he can bat on the wicket. In such a situation, Shreyas Iyer is the biggest contender to replace Virat Kohli.
Got a chance against Sri Lanka
Shreyas Iyer got a place in the Sri Lanka series in place of Virat Kohli. In that series, Iyer grabbed the opportunity with both hands. In the three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka, Shreyas Iyer scored a record 204 runs while batting at number 3. During this, Iyer scored three consecutive half-centuries. Shreyas Iyer received the ‘Man of the Series’ award for scoring a total of 204 runs in the T20I series.
Played all three formats for India
Shreyas Iyer has played cricket for India in all three formats. In the last few years, he has made a different place in Team India on the strength of his bat. Shreyas Iyer has played 4 Tests, 26 ODIs and 36 T20 Internationals for India. Shreyas Iyer has 1-1 century in Test and ODI. He has become an important link in the Indian batting order in all three formats.
series against south africa
This T20 World Cup 2021 is to be organized in Australia. For its preparation, the Indian team will play a 5-match T20 series at home after the IPL. This T20 series is to be played from June 9 to June 19.