IND v SA: India to create a world record if they win the T20I series

Team India will be captained by KL Rahul, with Rishabh Pant as vice-captain, due to the absence of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma from the series.

Advertisement

After completing their franchise responsibilities in the Indian Premier League, Team India’s players will return to national duty on Sunday evening. The first Twenty20 match versus South Africa will take place in Delhi on June 9th.

India is on the verge of setting a new world record for the most consecutive T20 International victories. India, Afghanistan, and Romania are presently tied for the most victories in the format.

India’s unbeaten streak began last year at the T20 World Cup, after they had already been eliminated from competition for a place in the semi-finals. India overcame Afghanistan before blitzing Scotland and Namibia after succumbing to Pakistan and New Zealand.

India hosted 3 three-match series against New Zealand, the West Indies, and Sri Lanka following the T20 World Cup.

India’s winning streak in Twenty20 Internationals began on November 3, 2021 and continues till February 27, 2022. Virat Kohli led his team to three of the triumphs (in the T20 World Cup against Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia).

Meanwhile, team India will be captained by KL Rahul, with Rishabh Pant as vice-captain, due to the absence of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma from the series.Team India will be captained by KL Rahul, with Rishabh Pant as vice-captain, due to the absence of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma from the series.

Pacers Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik received their first Team India call-up for the series following excellent performances in the IPL 2022.

After a fantastic performance in the IPL 2022, Dinesh Karthik, Kuldeep Yadav, and Hardik Pandya are making a big comeback.

India squad:

KL Rahul (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (vice-captain, wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik.