IND vs SA Boxing Day Test: Team India’s South Africa tour will end with the Test series. The first match of the series is to be played at SuperSport Park in Centurion from today i.e. 26th December. Fast bowler Mohammed Shami is not a part of the Indian team in this series. Shami is out of this two-match Test series due to ankle injury. In such a situation, a player who has not played a single test match for India yet can get a chance in his place.
This player may get a chance to debut
Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Siraj are sure to get a chance in the Indian pace attack in the first Test against South Africa. At the same time, Prasidh Krishna or Mukesh Kumar is expected to be selected in place of Shami in the playing 11. If Prasidh Krishna gets a chance in the playing 11, it will be his debut test match. Prasidh Krishna has been a part of the Indian Test team’s strategy for some time now. However, Mukesh Kumar is also in the race because he can get good swing.
Prasidh Krishna’s international career
Prasidh Krishna has played 17 ODI and 5 T20 matches for Team India so far. In ODI, Prasidh Krishna has taken 29 wickets at an average of 25.58 and economy of 5.60. At the same time, he has 8 wickets in his name in T20. Prasidh Krishna played his last international match during the T20 series played against Australia before coming to South Africa tour.
India’s probable playing eleven
Rohit Sharma (captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Prasidh Krishna.
Probable playing eleven of South Africa
Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Tony DiGeorge, Temba Bavuma (captain), David Bedingham, Kyle Verrein, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Gerald Coetzee, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi.
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