|Indian off-spinner Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa after testing positive for Covid-19 and Jayant Yadav has been named as his replacement for the assignment starting 19th of this month. In another addition to the squad, fast bowler Navdeep Saini, who was there with the Test squad as standby, has been asked to stay back for the ODIs as a cover for Mohammed Siraj, who missed the third and final Test in Cape Town due to a hamstring injury suffered in Johannesburg.
The first and the second ODI will be played at the Boland Park in Paarl on 19 and 21 of this month. The third and final ODI is scheduled to take place at Newlands in Cape Town on 23rd of this month. India’s d ODI squad for South Africa series : 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.