As more reports of the availability of players and the senior players getting rested arrive, it is said that many fresher players are going to get a chance. N Tilak Varma, Arshdeep Singh, and Umran Malik are likely to be picked for the South Africa Tour of India 2022. The INDIA VS SA 2022 games begin on the 9th of June. It is going to be a 5-T20 series. Here is an in-depth look at the updates regarding the same:
Arshdeep Singh, Tilak Varma, Umran Malik Likely to Be Picked for India VS SA 2022:
The Punjab Kings management will be delighted to hear the news. Their local talent, Arshdeep Singh is expected to make it to the national team. Arshdeep Singh who belongs to the batch of Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw, and Kamlesh Nagarkoti is likely to be drafted to the Indian national team for the INDIA VS SA 2022 games. It is a 5-match T20 series. Senior players like Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are expected to be given a period of rest. Arshdeep has been exceptional in the death overs. He has an economy of below 7! He has more often than not stepped up in crucial moments and crunch situations. Arshdeep had earlier accompanied the India team for the Indian tour of Sri Lanka in 2021 as a net bowler. Arsh has a good set of variations. His wide yorker is the best.
Tilak Varma to be Picked for India VS SA 2022:
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are likely to be rested. Rishabh Pant is also expected to stay away from game time. Surya is injured. In their absence the selectors are looking to rebuild for this 5-match series with fresher faces, Tilak Varma, the lad from Mumbai Indians is expected to get an opportunity. Tilak had an exceptional IPL season. He belongs to the scouts of the Mumbai Indians. One can never forget when Tilak reverse-swept Ravichandran Ashwin for a six at the DY Patil Stadium. Tilak has a T20 average of 40+ and a strike rate hovering near 150! The numbers speak volumes of the talent that this young man has.
Umran Malik likely to be picked for SA Series:
“Pace Sensation” or “Jammu Express” as he is called, Umran Malik is likely to be picked for the SA Series. The absence of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammad Shami in all likelihood makes way for Umran even in the 11! Umran is clocking unreal speeds. He recently bowled 157 clicks! That’s almost 100 mph! This is the fastest that we have ever seen an Indian bowler bowl! Umran is likely to be fast-tracked into the team. The management believes in him totally and they are looking at him as an option for the World Cup. The Indian Cricket Team always has a surprise package and Umran can be that surprise.
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