First T20I between India and South Africa abandoned due to rain
Dharamshala: The first T20I match between India and South Africa was abandoned without a ball bowled due to persistent rain at HPCA Stadium here on Sunday. "The rains continue and the match has officially been called off. See you in Chandigarh for the 2nd T20I #INDvSA," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted. With the first match being abandoned, India will now play two T20I matches against South Africa before facing the Proteas for a three-match Test series.
India's 15-men squad for 3 T20Is: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini.
The second T20I between both the teams will be played on September 18.
Catch up on all the latest sports news and updates here. Also download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get latest updates
This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever