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IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

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IND vs SA ODI: India train for ODI series – The Test series is done and has ended in disappointment once again. Now off to the three-match ODI series and India’s white-ball specialists Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Suryakumar Yadav amongst eight players who flew in from India have already begun training. Follow India vs South Africa ODI series Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

On Friday morning, the eight white-ball specialists had their first training after completing mandatory three-day quarantine in Cape Town. While the Test specialist were busy defending 111 runs on Day 4 at Newlands, Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Prasidh Krishna, Venkatesh Iyer and Yuzvednra Chahal toiled hard at the nets.

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

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IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series - Follow Live Updates

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

The eight white-ball specialists will be joined by Virat Kohli and skipper KL Rahul and vice-captain Jasprit Bumrah amongst other multi-format players on Monday. The three-match ODI series will be the first time Virat Kohli will be playing under someone since taking over the mantle from MS Dhoni in 2013.

From the Test squad, ODI skipper KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini will join the ODI team in Paarl while Mohammed Siraj remains doubtful due to his hamstring injury. Washington Sundar who was named in the ODI series was ruled out after contracting Covid-19. He has been replaced with Jayant Yadav.

The eight members of the team had a week-long camp in Bengaluru before they departed for South Africa. While Rohit Sharma was to take over captaincy from Virat Kohli, he was ruled out due to an injury. KL Rahul was named captain while Jasprit Bumrah vice-captain.

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

Team India will have a chance to regain some confidence after the disappointing end to the Test series. Under Virat Kohli’s captaincy, India came back strongly from the Test series defeat and claimed the ODI series 4-1 in 2018. This time, under KL Rahul’s captaincy, the aim will be to repeat that feat.

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

India Squad: KL Rahul (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj, Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini.

South Africa squad: Temba Bavuma (captain), Keshav Maharaj (vice-captain), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne.

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

IND vs SA ODI Fixture: 

  • 19 January 2022: 1st ODI at Boland Park, Paarl – 2 PM
  • 21 January 2022: 2nd ODI at Boland Park, Paarl – 2 PM
  • 23 January 2022: 3rd ODI at Newlands Cricket Ground – 2 PM

IND vs SA ODI: Shikhar Dhawan & Co train in Cape Town ahead of ODI series as India aim repeat of 2018 series – Follow Live Updates

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