India vs South Africa Test Series: The 3-match T20 series between India and South Africa is going to start from December 10. After this, 3 ODI matches will be played and then a 2-match Test series will be played between the two teams from 26th December. 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. This player has been selected in the Test team after 18 months.
This player returned to the test team after months
Rohit Sharma will lead Team India in the Test series against South Africa. At the same time, 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 this, due to a back injury he was away from the cricket field for almost a year. He returned to international cricket in August 2023 on the Ireland tour and now he has also returned to the Test team.
Jasprit Bumrah’s amazing figures
Jasprit Bumrah has played 30 test matches for Team India so far. During this period, Jasprit Bumrah has taken 128 wickets in his name. He has also taken 5 wickets in an innings 8 times. At the same time, 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 in South Africa only.
These players also returned
Wicketkeeper batsman KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have also returned to the Indian Test team. Both these 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), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Shami. , Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain) and Prasidh Krishna.
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