New Delhi: Team India, led by Rohit Sharma, is going to start the three-match T20 series (IND vs SA T20 Series) against South Africa from today i.e. 28 September. This match will be played in Thiruvananthapuram. This T20 series is important for both the teams before the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022. In such a situation, both the teams will go on the field with the intention of winning it.
Recently India won the T20I series 2-1 against Australia. After which now Team India will try to maintain their winning streak by registering a win against South Africa. In the last match against the Kangaroos in Hyderabad, former captain Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 63 runs and led the team to victory.
Virat Kohli, who returned to his form from the Asia Cup, will be able to break India’s captain Rohit Sharma’s record if he scores runs against South Africa. Actually, India’s captain Rohit Sharma holds the record for scoring the most runs in T20Is against South Africa. He has scored 362 runs in 13 matches. But, he has a chance to break Rohit’s record.
Kohli has so far scored 254 runs in 10 matches against the African team. Apart from Rohit Sharma, former Indian batsman Suresh Raina is also ahead of him. Raina has 339 runs to his name against South Africa. Virat has the opportunity to break not only Rohit’s but Raina’s record as well. 85 runs behind Virat Raina and 108 runs behind Rohit. Kohli has 33 half-centuries to his name in International T20.
Both the teams for T20 series:
India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Arshdeep Singh, Umesh Yadav, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendrix, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Riley Rosso, Tabariz Shamsi , Tristan Stubbs (wk), Bjorn Fortune, Marco Jansson, Andile Phehlukwayo.