India vs South Africa Test Series: India had performed amazingly in the ODI World Cup 2023. Team India had reached the finals by winning 10 consecutive matches, but had to face a crushing defeat in the finals. Virat Kohli scored the maximum 735 runs in this World Cup, during which his average was more than 95. Even after having such a wonderful World Cup, Virat Kohli had to face disappointment in the end, to get over his sorrow, he took rest for about 20 days and stayed away from all kinds of cricket.
Virat Kohli left for South Africa
Now once again Virat Kohli is ready for a new challenge, and has left for South Africa just ten days before to prepare for the Test series starting from 26th December. Virat Kohli was spotted at the airport in a casual dress when he came to the airport from his home to South Africa. Virat also gave his selfie to the airport staff, the video of which is going viral on social media.
Team India has never won a Test series in South Africa. Virat Kohli was the captain of Team India on the last two tours of South Africa. Team India, which plays brilliant Test cricket all over the world, also performed brilliantly in South Africa, but could not win the series. In such a situation, this time Rohit Sharma will be the Test captain of Team India for the first time in South Africa, but the main responsibility of batting will be on Virat Kohli, because in the current squad, Virat Kohli has the best idea of the South African pitches.
Team India will have the highest expectations from Virat Kohli.
Virat Kohli also has the most experience in the Test format, and Virat has troubled South Africa’s bowlers even in the Test matches held on home pitches. In such a situation, this time Virat Kohli is also in great form. Therefore, Team India will have high expectations from Virat Kohli in the Test series. That is why Virat Kohli is reaching South Africa ten days in advance, so that he can practice thoroughly to help the team win both the matches in the Test series.
Team India’s test squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Shami. , Jasprit Bumrah (Vice-Captain), Prasidh Krishna.
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