The Most Expected Indian squad for the South African Test Series has been announced by the MSK Prasad – led selection panel. Jasprit Bumrah and Parthiv Patel are added to the 17 member squad, which will start their new overseas season on January 5th, 2018.
Kuldeep Yadav has been ommited from the India’s recent squad against Sri Lanka along with Tamil Nadu All-Rounder Vijay Shankar-keeping in mind of South Africa’s Pace Friendly Pitches.
Jasprit Bumrah added as an extra option along with the leading Test Pacers Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma.
Parthiv Patel added as the back up Wicket Keeper.
Virat Kohli along with his team has been enjoying the Defeat-less Test Journey for the last two years. He will be facing a tough competition from the South African team.
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Indian Team for South African Test Series
Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-capt), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah.