Team India announced for South Africa tour, this player was made the vice captain

Team India announced for South Africa tour, this player was made the vice captain

The Test squad for the Indian cricket team's tour of South Africa has been announced. A decision was taken to remove Ajinkya Rahane, who was in poor form, as the captain of the team. Now this responsibility will be handled by Rohit Sharma, who has been made the captain of the ODI and T20 team. An 18-member squad has been announced to go on the tour.

The BCCI on Thursday announced the 18-man Test squad for South Africa. Four standby players will also accompany the team. Rohit, who became the captain of T20 and ODI, will now be the vice-captain of the Test team. He captained the Test team to Ajinkya Rahane in the first match of the Test series. Virat was rested for this match.

Apart from this, spinner Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel and batsman Shubman Gill have not been included due to injury. Hanuma Vihari, who was out of the Test series against New Zealand, is back. Fast bowler Ishant Sharma is also intact in the team.

Test Team:

Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (Wicket Keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jayant Yadav , Ishant Sharma, Muhammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Muhammad Siraj. Standby players: Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arjan Nagvaswala.

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Watch Gavaskar's videos to learn how to face dangerous fast bowlers despite short stature: Miyandad

Watch Gavaskar's videos to learn how to face dangerous fast bowlers despite short stature: Miyandad

Karachi: On the field, their sour-sweet nokjhoka India. Pak cricket has been a part of legends but when it comes to respecting, Javed Miandad has no match for Sunil Gavaskar in terms of technique and attitude to face the fast bowlers.

Miandad believes that current players should watch Gavaskar's videos of how he faced the world's most dangerous fast bowlers like Michael Holding, Andy Roberts, Malcolm Marshall, Imran Khan, Richard Hadlee, and Dennis Lillee. In a video released by the Pakistan Cricket Board, he said, "It was amazing how much he played around the world despite being so short. The consistency in his performance was amazing."

"Today's players can learn a lot by watching his videos. How did he face the fast bowlers despite his short stature? At that time there were very dangerous fast bowlers in West Indies, England, Australia, New Zealand, and Pakistan but they were successful in front of everyone.

Regarding his relationship with Gavaskar, he said, "I used to enjoy watching him bat. I used to field close to him and keep talking to break his concentration. Many times he managed to break his focus. He would come out from the field abusing me and I would have had a lot of fun.

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