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IND vs SA: Rahul will not be with the team in the ODI series, many changes will be made

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Rahul Dravid and KL Rahul

The first match of the three-match ODI series between India and South Africa will be played on December 17 at The Wanderers in Johannesburg. KL Rahul has been given the captaincy of Team India for this series. Under Rahul’s captaincy, many young players have been given a chance in the ODI team. Meanwhile, a big update has come out on the head coach of Team India regarding the ODI series. Where Rahul Dravid will not be present as the coach of Team India during the ODI series.

Rahul Dravid will not be with the team

Team India captain KL Rahul will captain a team during this series where many players will be young, while there will also be some players who will make a comeback in ODIs after a long time. Players like leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson, middle order batsman Rajat Patidar would like to make their place in the team and attract everyone’s attention if they get a chance.

Big responsibility to these former players

Along with the team, there is also going to be a reshuffle in the coaching staff for the ODI series of the tour. Former Saurashtra legend Sitanshu Kotak and other members of the NCA (National Cricket Academy) coaching staff will be seen handling the responsibilities of the ODI team in the absence of Dravid and his men. According to the report of Cricbuzz, former Indian wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra will take over as the fielding coach, while Rajib Dutta will take over as the bowling coach.

Team India’s upcoming series is important

While India is keen to win the ODI series, the ODIs will be followed by a two-match Test series. Where many senior players of India will be seen in action once again. Furthermore, India are placed second in the World Test Championship 2023-25 ​​points table with one win and one draw in two Test matches. The Indian team would like to perform well in the Test series in South Africa and strengthen its ranking further. At the same time, let us tell you that India has not won the Test series even once in South Africa.

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