Shikhar Dhawan can be the captain of the Indian team in the upcoming ODI series between India and South Africa. And this information has been given by News agency ANI quoting BCCI sources. According to the information, in this series, all the players of India who are included in the team of T20 World Cup to be held in Australia will be rested. Important players like Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya, including captain Rohit Sharma, will not be a part of the team. And Shikhar Dhawan is sure to get the captaincy. VVS Laxman can be made the coach of India in this series.
Let us tell you the eighth edition of the T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13 this year. India will play three T20Is and three ODIs against South Africa from 28 September. And the first T20 match will be held on 28 September in Thiruvananthapuram and the second match will be played in Guwahati on October 2, 2022, followed by the last T20 match in Indore on October 4.
Let us tell you the ODI series will start in Lucknow on 6 October and Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain of India in this series. The second match of the ODI series will be played on October 9 in Ranchi and the third match will be played in Delhi on October 11.
Shikhar Dhawan has previously captained the Indian team on several occasions too. He was given the captaincy of ODI and T20 team in the series against Sri Lanka last year also. After this, in the ODI series against the West Indies, he led a spectacular victory under his captaincy. He was also declared the captain of India in the ODI series against Zimbabwe, but later Lokesh Rahul became fit and was given the command of Rahul’s Indian team in place of Dhawan.