Bowling sensation Umran Malik gets India call, included in team for South Africa series

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The BCCI on Sunday announced the Indian squad for Paytm T20I series against South Africa and the Test squad for the fifth rescheduled Test against England. As expected, India’s newest bowling sensation Umran Malik has been included in the T20I squad for the South Africa series.

KL Rahul will lead India in T20 format, while Rohit Sharma will be the captain of the Test squad against England.

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Umran has won million hearts in the ongoi8ng IPL season by routinely bowling deliveries clocking more than 150 kmh. His fastest delivery was 157 kmh, which was the second-fastest ever ball in the history of IPL.

T20I Squad – KL Rahul (Capt), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(VC) (wk),Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Y Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, R Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

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TEST Squad – Rohit Sharma (Capt), KL Rahul (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant (wk), KS Bharat (wk), R Jadeja, R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohd Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Prasidh Krishna