December 1, 2023Vishal Tiwari

No Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma in T20I series against South Africa; KL Rahul will captain in ODIs

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been rested from the T20I and ODI series but they will return for Tests.

Source: AP

KL Rahul will captain the ODI side, while Suryakumar Yadav will lead the T20I team in Hardik Pandya's absence.

Source: BCCI

Test squad: Rohit (C), Shubman, Yashasvi, Virat, Shreyas, Ruturaj, Ishan (wk), KL Rahul (wk), Ashwin, Jadeja, Shardul, Shami*, Bumrah, Siraj, Mukesh, Prasidh.

Source: BCCI

T20I squad: Yashasvi, Shubman, Ruturaj, Tilak, Suryakumar (C), Rinku, Shreyas, Ishan (wk), Jitesh (wk), Jadeja (VC), Washington, Bishnoi, Kuldeep, Arshdeep, Siraj, Mukesh, Chahar.

Source: BCCI/X

ODI squad: Ruturaj, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak, Patidar, Rinku, Shreyas, KL Rahul (c, wk), Samson (wk), Axar, Washington, Kuldeep, Chahal, Mukesh, Arshdeep, Avesh, Chahar.

Source: AP

The series is scheduled to begin on December 10 with three T20Is and as many ODIs. The two Tests will take place on December 26 and January 3 respectively.

Source: BCCI