IND vs. SA 1st T20 Live Score Updates: South Africa decides for Bowl, Rishabh Pant makes debut as captain

India vs South Africa 1st T20I Live Update – IND vs SA 1st T20I Cricket Result, IND vs SA 1st T20I Match Live Coverage : South Africa won the draw and opted for the first bowl

PREVIEW: India will take on South Africa in a five-game T20I series set to begin on June 9, 2022 in Delhi. The hosts suffered a setback before the games started after substitute captain KL Rahul and spinner Kuldeep Yadav were ruled out.

Rahul will be out with a right groin injury while Kuldeep was hit in his right hand while hitting the nets.

Wicket-keeper batter Rishabh Pant, formerly appointed as Rahul’s deputy, will now lead the team and all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be the vice-captain.

“Team India captain KL Rahul has been ruled out of the T20I series against South Africa with a right groin injury, while Kuldeep Yadav will miss the T20I series after being hit in his right hand while hitting the nets last night,” said the BCCI said in a statement.

“The All-India Senior Selection Committee has appointed wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant as captain and Hardik Pandya as vice-captain for the home series against South Africa,” it added.

Rahul was handed the captaincy as the selectors rested regular skipper Rohit Sharma along with the likes of Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah for the series.

When will the first T20I be played between India and South Africa?

The first T20I between India and South Africa will take place on June 9th.

Where will the first T20I between India and South Africa be held?

The first T20I will be held at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

When will the first T20I start between India and South Africa?

The first T20I between India and South Africa starts at 19:30 (IST). The draw will take place at 7 p.m.

Where to see the first T20I between India and South Africa?

The inaugural T20I between India and South Africa will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network channels – Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports Select 1, Star Sports Select 1 HD (Dugout) and Star Sports 1. The game will also stream live on Disney+ Hotter Star.

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Complete squads

India’s T20I Squad: Rishabh Pant (Captain) (wk), Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel , Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

T20I squad from SA: Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, Rassie van der Dussen , Marco Jansen

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