SA vs IND: Washington Sundar out of ODI series after testing COVID-19 positive, Jayant Yadav & Navdeep Saini named replacement;

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SA vs IND: Washington Sundar out of ODI series after testing COVID-19 positive, Jayant Yadav & Navdeep Saini named replacement;

Team India off-spinner Washington Sundar has been ruled out of the forthcoming SA vs IND ODI series. Sundar tested positive for COVID-19 during the camp in Bengaluru.

Sundar was supposed to travel to Cape Town with the ODI members on Wednesday. And join the rest of the squad ahead of the ODI series starting January 19th.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Jayant Yadav as replacement for Sundar.

The Committee also added fast bowler Navdeep Saini to the ODI squad as a back-up for Mohammed Siraj.

Siraj is still recovering from his hamstring injury that he sustained in the 2nd Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.

Washington Sundar tests positive for Covid-19 ahead of the ODI series against South Africa;

India’s ODI squad:

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.

South Africa ODI squad:

Temba Bavuma(Captain), Keshav Maharaj (Vice-Captain), Quinton de Kock (Wicket-keeper), Zubayr Hamza, Marco Jansen, Janneman Malan, Sisanda Magala, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynn.

South Africa vs India, 2021/22 – ODI series
S.No. Date Match Venue
1 19th January, 2022 1st ODI Boland Park, Paarl
2 21st January, 2022 2nd ODI Boland Park, Paarl
3 23rd January, 2022 3rd ODI Newlands, Cape Town

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