India vs South Africa Test Series: The 3-match T20 series between India and South Africa is starting from December 10. After that, 3 ODIs will be played and then a series of 2 Test matches will be played between the two teams from December 26. BCCI has announced the squad of Team India for these three series. A star player has returned to the Test team after a long time. The player has been selected in the Test team after 18 months.
The player returned to the Test team months later
Rohit Sharma will lead Team India in the Test series against South Africa. Along with this, star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has also been included in this team. Jasprit Bumrah played his last Test match for Team India in 2022 against England in Birmingham. After that, he was away from the cricket field for almost a year due to a back injury. He made his return to international cricket in the tour of Ireland in August 2023 and is now back in the Test team as well.
Amazing personality of Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah has played 30 Test matches for Team India so far. Meanwhile, Jasprit Bumrah took 128 wickets. He has also taken 5 wickets 8 times in an innings. Along with this, Jasprit Bumrah has played 6 Test matches against South Africa so far. Jasprit Bumrah has taken 26 wickets in these 6 matches. The special thing is that he has played all these 6 matches only in South Africa.
These players also returned.
Wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have also returned to the Indian Test team. The two players last played Test cricket during the Border Gavaskar Trophy in February-March this year.
Team India for the Test series against South Africa
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shibman Gill, Yashvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rutoraj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammad Siraj, Mohammad Shami, Jaspreet Bumrah (Vice-Captain) and Prasad Krishna.
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