KL Rahul who has been selected captain of the Indian team for the home T20I series against South Africa in the absence of Rohit Sharma, who has been rested for the series, also has been ruled out of the T20I series owing to his injury on Wednesday (June 8). The team lead by KL Rahul In the Eliminator, the Lucknow Super Giants faced Royal Challengers Bangalore and lost, knocking them out of the tournament.
The two injured players were not replaced, and they will now head to NCA to determine their next course of action.
Pandya is a hard-hitting middle-order batsman and fast bowler who has represented India in 11 Tests, 63 one-day internationals, and 54 Twenty20 matches.
He missed the T20 World Cup last year due to a back issue, but he proved his ability by scoring 487 runs and taking eight wickets in 15 IPL matches.