IND vs SA: The first ODI match between India and South Africa will be played in Paarl on Wednesday. Before the ODI series, the host team has suffered a major setback. Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Tuesday that star fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will not play in the upcoming series. This is a big setback for the African team, as Rabada performed brilliantly in the Test series, taking 20 wickets. Thanks to his deadly bowling, Africa won the Test series 2-1.
Rabada will not play because of this
According to the South African Cricket Board, Kagiso Rabada is being rested from the ODI series against India due to excessive workload. Next month the team will travel to New Zealand for the Test series. No fast bowler has been included in the squad in his place. Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a statement, “The decision to release Rabada has been taken to manage his “workload” and recover for next month’s tour of New Zealand.
IND vs SA, 1st ODI: Before the first ODI match, ‘King’ Kohli practiced fiercely, see photos
South Africa squad for ODI series
Temba Bavuma (captain), Keshav Maharaj (vice-captain), Quinton de Kock (wk), Zubair Hamza, Marco Jensen, Janman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwayne Pretorius, George Linde, Tabrez Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verein.
Team India also fully prepared
The first ODI match played between the two teams is expected to be very exciting. Team India is also fully prepared for this match. Before the match, all the players of the team including veteran player Virat Kohli practiced fiercely on the net. In this match, the team can go on the field with the young players of India.
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