IND vs SA: Why is Axar Patel Not Playing Today’s India vs South Africa T20 World Cup 2022 Match?

Updated on: Oct 30, 2022 4:24 pm IST

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Axar Patel IND vs SA: In a massive breaking news development, India’s premier left-arm spinner Axar Patel is not playing their crucial ICC T20 World Cup 2022 match against South Africa scheduled to be played at the Optus Stadium in Perth. India will definitely be feeling very much high on confidence in the ongoing edition of the mega event after having picked up two amazing back-to-back wins against Netherlands and Pakistan.

IND vs SA: Why is Axar Patel Not Playing Today’s India vs South Africa T20 World Cup 2022 Match?

After winning his third toss in a row and opting to bat first, India captain Rohit Sharma revealed that they have made just a single change to their playing XI from the last game and that is left-arm spinner Axar Patel misses out while Deepak Hooda is playing today against South Africa. While considering the helpful conditions for the pace bowlers in Perth and looking at the South African bowling attack, the Indian team management has decided to strengthen their batting line-up with the inclusion of Hooda who can also contribute with a few overs. On the other hand, Axar bowled well against Netherlands where he finished with two wickets.

“We will bat. It’s a good surface, we know what to expect and what to do on this pitch. We had a camp across at the WACA, helped us get used to the bounce for both batters and the bowlers. But this is an important game from where the tournament is, we just have to follow the routine and trust the process, just stay calm and execute the plans. One change – Axar misses out, Hooda is in,” said Indian captain Rohit Sharma during the toss.

IND Playing 11

1. KL Rahul
2. Rohit Sharma (C)
3. Virat Kohli
4. Suryakumar Yadav
5. Hardik Pandya
6. Dinesh Karthik (wk)
7. Deepak Hooda
8. Ravichandran Ashwin
9. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
10. Mohammed Shami
11. Arshdeep Singh

T20 World Cup 2022 Schedule

Date Match Venue Time Result
22 October, 2022 Australia vs New Zealand Sydney 12:30 PM IST New Zealand won by 89 runs
22 October, 2022 England vs Afghanistan Perth 4:30 PM IST England won by 5 wickets
23 October, 2022 Sri Lanka vs Ireland Hobart 9:30 AM IST Sri Lanka won by 9 wickets
23 October, 2022 India vs Pakistan Melbourne 1:30 PM IST India won by 4 wickets
24 October, 2022 Bangladesh vs Netherlands Hobart 9:30 AM IST Bangladesh won by 9 runs
24 October, 2022 South Africa vs Zimbabwe Hobart 1:30 PM IST No Result
25 October, 2022 Australia vs Sri Lanka Perth 4:30 PM IST Australia won by 7 wickets
26 October, 2022 England vs Ireland Melbourne 9:30 AM IST Ireland won by 5 runs
26 October, 2022 New Zealand vs Afghanistan Melbourne 1:30 PM IST No result
27 October, 2022 South Africa vs Bangladesh Sydney 8:30 AM IST South Africa won by 104 runs
27 October, 2022 India vs Netherlands Sydney 12:30 PM IST India won by 56 runs
27 October, 2022 Pakistan vs Zimbabwe Perth 4:30 PM IST Zimbabwe won by 1 run
28 October, 2022 Afghanistan vs Ireland Melbourne 9:30 AM IST No Result
28 October, 2022 England vs Australia Melbourne 1:30 PM IST No Result
29 October, 2022 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka Sydney 1:30 PM IST New Zealand won by 65 runs
30 October, 2022 Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe Brisbane 8:30 PM IST Bangladesh won by 3 runs
30 October, 2022 Pakistan vs Netherlands Perth 12:30 PM IST Pakistan won by 6 wickets
30 October, 2022 India vs South Africa Perth 4:30 PM IST
31 October, 2022 Australia vs Ireland Brisbane 1:30 PM IST
1 November, 2022 Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka Brisbane 9:30 AM IST
1 November, 2022 England vs New Zealand Brisbane 1:30 PM IST
2 November, 2022 Zimbabwe vs Netherlands Adelaide 9:30 AM IST
2 November, 2022 India vs Bangladesh Adelaide 1:30 PM IST
3 November, 2022 Pakistan vs South Africa Sydney 1:30 PM IST
4 November, 2022 New Zealand vs Ireland Adelaide 9:30 AM IST
4 November, 2022 Australia vs Afghanistan Adelaide 1:30 PM IST
5 November, 2022 England vs Sri Lanka Sydney 1:30 PM IST
6 November, 2022 South Africa vs Netherlands Adelaide 5:30 AM IST
6 November, 2022 Pakistan vs Bangladesh Adelaide 9:30 AM IST
6 November, 2022 India vs Zimbabwe Melbourne 1:30 PM IST
9 November, 2022 1st Semi-Final Sydney 1:30 PM IST
10 November, 2022 2nd Semi-Final Adelaide 1:30 PM IST
13 November, 2022 Final Melbourne 1:30 PM IST
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