Former head coach Ravi Shastri goads captain Kohli to conquer South Africa


Mumbai: South Africa is still an unstoppable bastion for the Indian team and Virat Kohli will surely look to change that as the two sides face each other in three Tests and three ODIs. Ahead of the Boxing Day Test between India and South Africa, former India head coach, Ravi Shastri said that Virat Kohli’s leadership skills will keep the team in good shape on the tour.

The first Test will begin on December 26 at Centurion’s SuperSport Park. Speaking to Star, Shastri said, “There could not have been a better time for Team India to prove their mettle. Virat has been an immaculate leader and has a talented team to go with. South Africa are an unstoppable stronghold. is made.” Play.

“Remember, the Proteas are not pushovers in their own backyard, but we have the firepower and arsenal to match it. As always, Team India will always have my support,” he added.

The Test series between India and South Africa will form part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship. The updated schedule is as follows: The first Test will take place from December 26-30 at SuperSport Park, Centurion; The second Test will be held at Wanderers, Johannesburg from January 3-7, 2022; The third Test will be held at Newlands, Cape Town from January 11-15, 2022.

The first ODI will be held on January 19, 2022 at Boland Park, Paarl; The second ODI will be held on January 21, 2022 at Boland Park, Paarl; The third ODI will be held on January 23, 2022 at Newlands, Cape Town.

First published:December 23, 2021, 4:42 pm


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