IND vs SA: Australia after sweeping Australia. India's problem towards Africa

by Jeremy Spirogis
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After a clear sweep on the New Zealand tour, the Indian cricket crew will tackle the sphere for a successful begin within the first ODI match with South Africa at Dharamshala on Thursday. South Africa, alternatively, have gained a 3–zero clear sweep towards Australia of their final ODI collection below the captaincy of Quinton de Kock. It was South Africa's first collection win for the reason that 2019 World Cup after seven collection in all codecs.

Host India is not going to get the companies of their star opener Rohit Sharma on this collection. Rohit continues to be attempting to beat Kalf Injuri. <! –

                 Rohit was damage through the T20 collection with New Zealand.

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The absence of Rohit would have further accountability in batting on skipper Virat Kohli, who had failed on the tour of New Zealand and the failure of Kohli had led India to be defeated by the Kiwi crew in ODIs and Tests.

KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have been in glorious kind on the New Zealand tour. Now they may have an opportunity to carry out properly on this collection.

In Rohit's absence, Prithvi Shaw and Shubman Gill can begin the innings with Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan suffered a shoulder damage through the ODI collection performed at house with Australia.

He was not a part of the crew on the New Zealand tour. Dhawan will now look to strengthen his place within the crew by performing brilliantly earlier than the T20 World Cup.

At the identical time, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are additionally returning to the crew after a very long time. Hardik needed to withdraw from the crew because of ache on the decrease again. After being away from the sphere for 5 months, Hardik was absolutely match by way of surgical procedure.

On the opposite hand, the South African crew appears to be like extra excited after clearing Australia's sweep. The crew has batsmen similar to Jaan Malan, Henrik Klassen and John John Smuts who’ve scored massive scores in Australia.

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He will miss Kagisse Rabada in bowling. In such a scenario, the crew will depend upon Lungi Engidi and Enrique Norje.
India has performed 4 ODIs at Dharamshala to this point, wherein it has gained two and misplaced two. Dharamshala has a excessive pitch and is anticipated to attain increased right here.


India : Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Shubman Gill.

South Africa : Quinton de Cocke (captain), Temba Bavuma, Rasi van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Kyle Varianne, Henrik Klassen, David Miller, John-John Smuts, Andile Fehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Cipamala, Buren Hendrix, Enrique Norje, George Linde , Keshav Maharaj.

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