Washington Sundar
Washington Sundar (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) named Washington Sundar as Deepak Chahar’s alternative in India’s ODI squad which is at the moment internet hosting South Africa for a three-match ODI collection. India is trailing by 0-1 within the collection, and Sundar has been added to the squad forward of the second ODI, which is a crucial one for the Males in Blue.

Deepak Chahar didn’t play the primary ODI fixture on Thursday, October 6, and was in the end dominated out of the rest of the collection on Saturday. Chahar had stiffness in his again after he accomplished his innings with the bat through the third T20I of the just lately concluded collection. That was the rationale why he missed out of the ODI recreation as properly.

Chahar will now journey to Bengaluru and head again to the Nationwide Cricket Academy (NCA), the place the medical crew will monitor the pacer’s well being circumstances. India is scheduled to play the remaining two ODIs in Ranchi and Delhi on the 9th and 11th of October respectively. Washington Sundar, who had been out of the worldwide setup owing to his accidents, will mark a return.

The Indian aspect is led by Shikhar Dhawan because the gamers who’re part of the primary T20 World Cup squad have already reached Australia to start their coaching and preparations early. Consequently, Dhawan was named the captain of a second-string Indian crew which consists of younger and contemporary faces, and the squad additionally contains the standby gamers from the World Cup roster.

South Africa lead the collection 1-0

Talking of the collection, India misplaced the primary recreation by mere 9 runs as South Africa took an early lead. The Proteas put up a goal of 249 runs within the recreation which was decreased to 40 overs as a result of climate circumstances. Whereas chasing 250 runs, Indian batters Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson showcased nice intent and obtained their aspect very near a win, earlier than falling brief of some runs.