The 15th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is already underway, and it will come to an end on May 29. Players from Team India are participating in this year’s tournament. The cricket players won’t get much of a break since the Twenty20 International series versus South Africa, which will begin on June 9 and consist of 5 matches, will begin almost immediately after they finish their hiatus. On the other hand, it is already widely known that the selectors want to give veterans like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, and Jasprit Bumrah some rest during the competition. Here in this article, we have talked about Who will Lead Team India For SA T20Is?
In addition, it has been claimed that Shikhar Dhawan & Hardik Pandya are being considered for the position of captaincy for the series versus South Africa. This series will take place in South Africa. Hardik has done a good job captaining Gujarat Titans so far, in contrast to Dhawan, who has been in charge of India in the past and was also named the captain for the whole Sri Lanka series when the 2nd string squad headed to the island nation.
Senior India players will get a few weeks of complete rest: BCCI source
“All the senior India players will get at least three and half weeks of complete rest. Rohit, Virat, KL, Rishabh, and Jasprit will all directly go to England for the ‘fifth Test’ following the white-ball series. We need all our key players to remain fresh for the England series,” said a senior BCCI source.
“The selectors have a couple of choices. Shikhar Dhawan, as has already captained India in absence of Virat, Rohit, and Rahul during last year’s Sri Lanka series. But Hardik Pandya‘s impressive captaincy for Gujarat Titans hasn’t gone unnoticed. So it will be a close call,” the source added.
On May 22, the final day of the league phase of the Indian Premier League 2022, the T20I team that will represent India in South Africa is expected to be announced. Everyone is eager to know Who will Lead Team India For SA T20Is? The BCCI wants all of the senior players to enter the next England tour in July feeling as fresh.
“Our pace bowling department is set and selectors might not experiment too much. But yes, Mohsin has impressed almost everyone with his pace, bounce, and swing in this edition. He does have a chance. Having said that, not ruling out Umran or Arshdeep either, but Mohsin might just be slightly ahead,” the source added.
Since of his quickness, Umran Malik has been able to create a lot of enthusiasm, but it’s possible that he won’t be selected for the Twenty20 International series in South Africa. Mohsin Khan, a fast bowler for the Lucknow Super Giants who bowls left-arm seam and has pleased with his performance, could end up being the surprise contender. On the other hand, there won’t be a lot of room for innovation in the bowling category.