Shocking News: Rishabh Pant Will Replace Kl Rahul In Perth?

Abhay Singh
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Vikram Rathour and Rishabh Pant

India vs South Africa, T20 WC: The Indian cricket team has performed amazingly in the current edition of the T20 World Cup (T20 World Cup-2022). He has won both his matches, and now his eyes are on the match against South Africa on Sunday, 30 October.

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If the team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma wins this match, it will strengthen its position in the group top, and reaching the semi-finals will be almost inevitable. Earlier, Team India’s batting coach Vikram Rathor answered many questions in the press conference.

Rishabh Pant or Rahul?

On the question of who will be given a chance, Rishabh Pant or Lokesh Rahul, in the match against South Africa in Perth, Team India’s batting coach Vikram Rathor said, There is no change in the opening pair at the moment.

We will not bring Rishabh Pant into the playing 11 instead of Lokesh Rahul. Two matches are a small sample. Only Lokesh Rahul will play in Perth. He also said that the team had asked Pant to be ready, and the opportunity would be given soon.

Will Think After Watching Pitch

It is believed that the pitch of Perth will also support South Africa’s pace attack. However, Team India’s batting coach Vikram said India has four fast bowlers. Until now, he has not seen the pitch, and only after inspecting the pitch the final decision regarding the playing XI be taken.

He said The team had come to Perth for practice so that the conditions could be understood better. We all know that the match against South Africa is essential.

Emphasis On Scoring Maximum Runs

Vikram Rathor said that if Team India gets to bat first, it will aim to collect as many runs as possible in Perth. He said We want to prepare ourselves in every way. Players want to score runs, and we are doing well in that. On the question of the situation being created due to the low overmatch due to the weather, he said that the team is preparing to its full potential.

Competition in Perth

The match between India and South Africa will be played tomorrow, i.e. on 30 October, at the Optus Stadium in Perth. India is currently at the top of the table with 4 points from two matches.

They have registered victories against Pakistan and Netherlands. At the same time, South Africa’s match against Zimbabwe was washed out in the rain. He defeated Bangladesh by a massive margin of 104 runs in the last match. The team is second in the table with 3 points.

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