Ind vs SA: Here's probable India playing XI for 1st T20I at Thiruvananthapuram

By: FPJ Web Desk | September 27, 2022

India captain Rohit Sharma will open the innings against the Proteas

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KL Rahul will partner Rohit at the top of the batting order

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In-from Virat Kohli will hold his No.3 position

Suryakumar Yadav will bat in the middle-order


Shreyas Iyer, who was a last-minute inclusion in the squad, will find a place in the middle-order

Dinesh Karthik might a get nod ahead of Rishabh Pant for the wicketkeeper spot

Right arm leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal will be the first-choice spinner


Left-arm spinner Axar Patel will team up with Chahal for a strong spin attack

Right-hand medium pacer Harshal Patel will continue to be in the playing XI against SA

Right arm medium pace bowler Deepak Chahar will be included in place of the rested Bhvaneshwar Kumar

Right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah will spearhead the pace attack


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