First ODI India and South Africa
The first match of the three ODI series between India and South Africa are going to be played in Dharamshala a while from now. The toss is delayed thanks to the wet pitch after rain. Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Shikhar Dhawan, who is returning after injury, may get an opportunity within the playing-11. Pandya will return to the sector 8 months after the rear surgery, which was held in October. before this series, he has proved himself by scoring 2 centuries in 4 days within the DY Patil T20 tournament. At an equivalent time, Dhawan will return to the cricket ground after 2 months. He suffered a shoulder injury during the ODI series against Australia in January, while Bhuvneshwar Kumar will return to the sector after 4 months.
Pandya has been faraway from the cricket field since his back surgery in October last year. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has expressed the likelihood of rain in Dharamshala ODI, which is being seen on the sale of match tickets. At an equivalent time, the effect of growing coronavirus infection within the country also remains on the match. this is often the rationale that thus far only 40% of the tickets of the 22 thousand capacity stadium are sold. So far, 69 cases of coronavirus infection are reported in India. the very best number of 18 cases have come from Jaipur in Rajasthan. However, not one patient has been found in Himachal Pradesh.
South Africa team has come to India for ODI series after 4 years
The South African team has come to India for the ODI series after 4 years with new captain Quinton Deacock and coach Mark Boucher. Earlier, in October 2015, the African team beat India 3–2 at their home. thanks to Coronavirus, the boards of both teams have advised their players to require some precautions associated with shaking, mingling and taking selfies with the fans during the series.
A travel ban has a huge impact
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) said, “The match has been suffering from the travel restrictions imposed thanks to coronavirus. We expected quite 1000 foreign fans to return to the match. No journalist has come from Africa for this series. HPCA has installed hoardings inside and out of doors the stadium to make awareness about the corona infection.
So far 84 ODIs are played between Head-to-Head India and therefore Africa. In this, India has won 35 while the guest team has won 46, while 3 matches are tied. during this sense, India’s success rate against South Africa is around 42%. Both these teams have played 51 times in India. In this, India won 27 matches, while in 21 that they had to face defeat. India’s success rate reception has been 53%.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini, Bhubaneswar Kumar, Hardik Pandya.
South Africa: Quinton Deacock (captain/wicketkeeper), Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis, Beuran Hendrix, Henrik Klassen, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Jaaneman Malan, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Enrique, Andile Fehlukwayo, Lutho Cipamla, JJ Smuts, Rasi van der Dusen, Kylie Verene.
Hardik Pandya will return to the bottom after 8 months, Shikhar Dhawan 2 and Bhuvneshwar Kumar after 4 months
So far only 40% of the 22 thousand capacity stadium has been sold thanks to Coronavirus
The toss between India and South Africa has been delayed thanks to wet conditions in Dharamsala, with rain threatening to affect the primary ODI between the 2 teams. India, boosted by the returns of Hardik Pandya, Shikhar Dhawan, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, are going to be looking to place the nightmares of the New Zealand tour behind them as they fix to face South Africa within the first One-day International (ODI) of the three-match series at Dharamsala today. However, the trio may need to attend for his or her international return as the weather is predicted to play spoilsport. consistent with weather reports, heavy rain is predicted for the match day. The return of Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya make India favorites going into the series but the hosts cannot afford to require South Africa lightly. Captained by Quinton de Kock, South Africa recently completed a series overwhelm Australia reception and that they are going to be coming into the tour brimming confidently.