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Rohit Sharma named as captain of India’s ODI & T20I teams

Rohit Sharma will replace Virat Kohli as captain of India’s One Day International (ODI) and T20I teams. This was announced by the BCCI yesterday. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee also

Rohit Sharma will replace Virat Kohli as captain of India’s One Day International (ODI) and T20I teams. This was announced by the BCCI yesterday.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee also decided to name Mr Rohit Sharma as the Captain of the ODI & T20I teams going forward,” BCCI tweeted.

Rohit Sharma replaces Virat Kohli

Rohit Sharma also replaces Ajinkya Rahane as India’s Test vice-captain.

Further, the All India senior selection committee on Wednesday picked an 18-member squad for the Test series against South Africa.

India’s Test squad:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.

Standby Players: Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arzan Nagwaswalla.

India will play 3 Tests and 3 ODIs against South Africa starting December 26 in South Africa.

First Test will be played between December 26-30, 2021 in Centurion and the Second Test between January 3-7, 2022, in Johannesburg and the third Test will be played from January 11, 2022, in Cape Town.

India’s ODI squad for South Africa’s tour is yet to be announced.

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First Published: 9th December, 2021 15:06 IST

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