The big names like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are expected to be on the flight to England for the one Test remaining from the tour last year while KL Rahul has been named as the captain of the limited-overs leg at home against South Africa.
Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh earn maiden call-ups
Pace sensation Umran Malik, who has been one of the finds of IPL 2022, made it to the international setup for the first time after after an impressive season for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Arshdeep Singh, who was excellent in the death overs for the Punjab Kings, has been provided with an opportunity and his left-arm angle could be an added luxury.
Dinesh Karthik, who was in supreme form for RCB, has returned to the Indian squad. Hardik’s bowling fitness will be one of the things to watch out for in the series. His excellent captaincy for Gujarat Titans has earned him the responsibility at the international stage and his all-rounder role will be crucial to the plans of India in the T20 World Cup 2022 squad.