Venkatesh Iyer Wants To Discuss Conditions In South Africa With Virat Kohli

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Venkatesh Iyer has been included in India’s team for the three-match One-Day International series versus South Africa. And, before the ODI series against the SA, Iyer stated that he would like to discuss with the renowned Virat Kohli regarding performing in South Africa.

Iyer also stated that he would like to understand how surfaces react from Kohli and that he is excited to know from all of the Team Indian players.

I am sure KL will take us to a series win: Venkatesh Iyer

“We have players in our team who have played a lot of cricket in South Africa, be it Tests or limited overs. I want to discuss the conditions and experience of playing in South Africa with Virat bhai. What the conditions are like, how the pitches behave, and of course his personal experience. It will help me to acclimatize to the conditions quickly. I am looking forward to learning from all the players in the team,” said Venkatesh Iyer.

Venkatesh Iyer also added, Team India’s ODI captain for the series, KL Rahul is also a strong leader. Iyer finished by saying that India would win the series with Rahul at the forefront of things, admitting that he is glad to play under Rahul.

“KL Rahul is a good leader. I won my debut series under Rohit Bhai. I am really excited to play under KL. He is a different kind of captain and I look forward to learning a lot on this tour. I am sure KL will take us to a series win,” concluded Venkatesh Iyer.

South Africa and India’s ODI series will begin on January 19th, 2022.

Team India Squad For South Africa ODI Series:

KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaekwad, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Y Chahal, R Ashwin, W Sundar, J Bumrah (VC), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj

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