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| On Jan 1, 2022 2:37 PM IST

SA vs IND: Possible India Playing 11 for 2nd Test


IND Playing 11: The Indian team will lock horns with South Africa in the 2nd Test at Wanderers. The visitors have never lost any of the 5 matches at this venue, with 3 being drawn, and 2 wins. They would look to continue the same form in this encounter with the team in sublime form. The bowlers are delivering too well for the team in away tours, while the batters have been clinical in their approach as well.

Team News

  • Indian team won the 1st Test match by 113 runs.
  • Jasprit Bumrah returned to bowl after minor injury concern, and is expected to feature in this match.
  • The pitch at Wanderers is expected to assist pacers, and Umesh Yadav can be included in the 11.
  • Hanuma Vihari can be given a go ahead in place of struggling Cheteshwar Pujara.
  • The team is confirmed to be going with the batters like KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli,  Ajinkya Rahane and wicket keeper Rishabh Pant.

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IND Playing 11 (likely)

1. KL Rahul
2. Mayank Agarwal
3. Cheteshwar Pujara/ Hanuma Vihari
4. Virat Kohli (c)
5.  Ajinkya Rahane
6. Rishabh Pant (wk)
7. Shardul Thakur

8. Ravichandran Ashwin/ Umesh Yadav
9. Mohammed Shami
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Mohammed Siraj

The Indian team has been terrific with their performances, especially with the pace bowling attack in sublime form for the past 1 year. The bowlers like Jasprit Burmah and Mohammed Shami are certainly one of the best in business with the red cherry. The team is lucky to have their opener as KL Rahul, who has been consistent across all the formats. The captain Virat Kohli will look to comeback into his natural self by converting starts into big innings. There can be 2 changes, with Umesh Yadav and Hanuma Vihari back in the 11.

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India Squad

India Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj, Priyank Panchal


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1. KL Rahul Stats in Tests

Name Matches Runs 50/100
KL Rahul 41 2467 12/7

2. Jasprit Bumrah Stats in Tests

Name Matches Wickets 5w
Jasprit Bumrah 25 106 6

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3. Mohammed Shami Stats in Tests

Name Matches Wickets 5w
Mohammed Shami 55 203 6

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