Live Score IND vs SA 1st T20I Updates: Here you can follow all the live scores and updates of the India vs South Africa 1st T20I match from Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Rest to some senior players alongside injuries to some sees India fielding a relatively lesser experienced side against a full-strength South Africa team. The two sides kick off their five-match T20 series with the first game tonight at New Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium. While stand-in skipper KL Rahul got ruled out of the series due to injury, Rishabh Pant, the vice-captain got promoted. Meanwhile, Hardik Pandya, who is coming on the back of a title win for Gujarat Titans in Indian Premier League 2022, has been named the vice-captain of the national side. Many senior players missing the South Africa series might be a blessing in disguise for the India as they will get their bench strength tested ahead of the T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia later this year. Follow India vs South Africa live cricket scores and updates here. (Live Scorecard)
South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and elected to bowl against India in the first T20I of five-match series at Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi. India, who are chasing a massive record of most consecutive wins in T20Is, decided not to give any debut cap in the opening T20I as Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh are put on the sidelines. However, Dinesh Karthik gets a place in the XI after almost three years.
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the India vs South Africa 1st T20I match from Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi. The Men in Blue will be back in action after the completion of the Indian Premier League as the first challenge in front of them will be the Proteas who had a dominating run over India earlier this year at home.
The five-match series will start India’s preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup but they are going to miss the services of several starts against the Proteas. Senior players including captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami have been rested for the series. While KL Rahul, who was set to lead the team, sustained an injury and has been ruled out for all five matches.
Rishabh Pant is going to lead the young Indian side with Hardik Pandya as his deputy while the Proteas have arrived with their best set of players.
Ahead of today’s 1st T20I match between India and South Africa; here is all you need to know:
The 1st T20I Series match between India and South Africa will take place on June 9, Thursday.
Where will the T20I Series match India (IND) vs South Africa (SA) be played?
The match between India and South Africa will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
The match between India and South Africa will begin at 7:00 pm IST.
Which TV channels will broadcast India (IND) vs South Africa (SA) match?
India vs South Africa match will be televised on Star Sports Network in India.
India vs South Africa match is available to be streamed live on the Disney+Hotstar app and website.
India (IND) vs South Africa (SA) Possible Staring XI:
India Predicted Starting Line-up: Rishabh Pant (c and wk), Ishan Kishan, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal
South Africa Predicted Starting Line-up: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Anrich Nortje, Dwaine Pretorious, Kagiso Rabada