Kohli's 2 big decisions for first test, Pant out, these 3 veterans return
The first match of the Test series will be played between India and South Africa from October 2, live broadcast of this match can be seen on Star Sports from 9.30 am.
A day before the match, captain Virat Kohli attended the press conference. During this, he explained the team's strategy.
Rishabh Pant out, Saha will be wicketkeeper
Making a big statement for the first Test, captain Virat Kohli said that in this Test series, Wriddhiman Saha will be seen playing the role of wicketkeeper of India.
This means that Rishabh Pant has been discharged from the Test team for the time being.
Ashwin and Rohit also return to playing XI
Apart from this, the return of Ravichandran Ashwin and Rohit Sharma has also been decided for the first Test. Captain Kohli told Ashwin that he will be seen playing in the playing XI.
Apart from this, Virat told about Rohit Sharma that he will be given enough opportunities in the opening.
Potential XI of India
After these statements of Virat, the Indian playing XI for the first Test is almost fixed.
Team- Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami