According to the reports, opening batter Ruturaj Gaikwad and all-rounder, Venkatesh Iyer are being considered for the upcoming One Day Internationals (ODI) series in South Africa as there has been a massive dip in the form of senior opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan.
The BCCI senior selection committee has appointed opening batsman Rohit Sharma as the new One Day Internationals and T20 Internationals captain of the India National Cricket Team. Also, Rohit has replaced Ajinkya Rahane as Virat Kohli’s deputy in the Test cricket.
Gaikwad has so distant crushed three centuries within the competition and Iyer has enrolled two centuries in his title. Iyer who as of late made his T20I make a big appearance within the New Zealand arrangement has moreover appeared exceptionally great frame
Meanwhile, in the game against Kerala, he batted at No. 4 and smashed marvellous 112 runs off 84 balls and he has also batted at No.5 in the tournament smashing 71 runs off 49 balls. On Sunday, he once again showed sensational form and smashed 151 runs off 113 balls.
“Venkatesh is surely going to South Africa. He is bowling 9 or 10 overs in every game and with Hardik still recuperating, it is the best time to give him chance and get him battle ready for the bigger events ahead,” a BCCI source privy to selection committee discussion told.