Priyank Panchal has replaced Rohit Sharma in the upcoming test series; this is because the BCCI announced; that the vice-captain will take time to recover after picking up a hamstring injury. While passing a statement BCCI stated that Sharma will take around a month to recover. However, as of now, India is yet to announce who takes over as the captain for the ODI team if he is unavailable and the test series as the additional skipper.
The latest updated team for the test series include players such as; Virat Kohli (Captain), Priyank Panchal, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara; Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishab Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin; Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur and Siraj. Do you think this team can beat South Africa in the upcoming test series?
South Africa’s roaster has players such as; Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton de Kock (wicket keeper), Kagiso Rabada, Sarel Erwee; Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen; Rassie van der Dussen; Kyle Verreynne, Marco Jansen, Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen, Sisanda Magala, Ryan Rickelton and Duanne Olivier.
Priyank Panchal is the replacement of Rohit Sharma!
Priyank Panchal was conceived on April 9, 1990, and is a right-handed batter and right-arm moderate bowler for Gujarat. He has been phenomenal in the domestic cricket circuit where he has been representing Gujarat; firstly, with 542 strokes in 7 Ranji Trophy games, he became Gujarat’s highest run-scorer in 2017–18. Later in July 2018; he was picked to India Green’s team for the 2018–19 Duleep Cup. He was also the top run-scorer for Gujarat in the 2018–19 Vijay Hazare Trophy, with 367 innings in eight matches. With 898 runs in nine matches, he was Gujarat’s best run-scorer in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy pool stages. He completed the event with a total of 898 hits in nine games.
Most recently, He was selected as the skipper of the India Red squad for the 2019–20 Duleep Cup in August 2019. Furthermore, he was picked to India B’s team for the 2019–20 Deodhar Trophy in October 2019. Do you think Priyank Panchal is a good addition made by the BCCI?