new addition to the India's team for the T20I series 

by sayyad


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Today, the trio of Umesh Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, and Shahbaz Ahmed was added to India's team for the three-match T20 series against South Africa. 

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Pacer Mohammad Shami missed the T20 series against Australia after a COVID-19 infection and is yet to heal completely. 

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Deepak Hooda has also been ruled out of the series because of a back injury. 

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The All-India Senior Selection Committee has quoted Umesh Yadav as Shami's substitute and Shreyas Iyer as a substitute for Hooda. 

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Umesh has competed in the series-opener but had not played the second and third T20Is. 

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Left-arm spin-all-rounder Shahbaz is still uncrowned. He was picked in the Indian ODI as Washington Sundar's alternate for the Zimbabwe series but did not get a game. 

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Arshdeep Singh was relaxed for the series and has linked up with the squad for the three T20Is. 

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The series against South Africa will serve as a final rehearsal for the marquee event in Australia. 

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Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been on a rest for this series. 

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Rohit Sharma will be the captain and KL Rahul will be the Vice Captain of the team.