KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav were eliminated from the upcoming five-T20I series against South Africa. In the absence of KL, Rishabh Pant will lead the team and will be replaced by Hardik Pandya.
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June 8, 2022
6:30:58 PM IST
KL Rahul misses the T20I series against SA. (Photo source: Twitter / BCCI)
KL Rahul was eliminated from the T20I series against South Africa due to a right groin injury, while Kuldeep Yadav will be missing from the T20I series after being hit with his right hand last night while batting into the nets.
The All India Senior Selection Committee has appointed goalkeeper Rishabha Panta as captain and Hardika Pandyu deputy captain for the home series against South Africa.
The selection committee did not name a replacement for KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav. Both cricketers will now report to the NCA, where the medical team will further assess them and decide on the future course of treatment.
Indian team T20I: Rishabh Pant (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Hararalvne Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik
Date updated: June 8, 2022 6:30:58 PM IST
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