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Rinku earns a maiden ODI call up while Shreyas returns to the test squad | India’s tour of South Africa

Rinku Singh and Shreyas Iyer were included in Team India’s squad for the all format tour of South Africa picked by the Indian Selection Committee on Thursday. Moreover, KKR Pacer Harshit Rana has been selected in the India A squad for the 4-day matches against South Africa A. The tour will consist of 3 T20Is, 3 ODIs followed by 2 tests while India A will play 2 4-day games against South Africa A.

Shreyas Iyer makes his return to the Indian Test Squad after missing out in the last series. Moreover, he became one of the three players selected in squads of all the three formats for the tour. Rinku Singh, after his impressive performances against Australia has been rewarded a maiden ODI call-up while he retains his position in the T20I squad.

Pacer Harshit Rana has been picked in the India A squad after his exceptional performances in the domestic leg this year. Harshit has illustrated his mettle through not only his bowling but also his batting.

India’s squad for Tests: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), KL Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohd. Shami*, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Prasidh Krishna.

India’s squad for T20Is: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Deepak Chahar.

India’s squad for ODIs: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (C)(wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar.

India A squad for 3rd four-day match: Sai Sudharsan, Abhimanyu Easwaran*, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, KS Bharat (C)(wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Harshit Rana, Kuldeep Yadav, Manav Suthar, Akash Deep, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Navdeep Saini.