Shikhar Dhawan will captain India in ODIs against South Africa. Dhawan will captain India in the upcoming ODI series against South Africa on home soil. According to Board of Control for Cricket in India sources.
Shikhar Dhawan will captain India in the upcoming one-day international (ODI) series against South Africa, according to sources within the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The captaincy handed over to Dhawan as T20 World Cup-bound players are expect to rest according to the sources. The eighth edition of the ICC T20 World Cup will be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13 this year. Furthermore, in the absence of head coach Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman is expect to coach the team.
India will play three T20Is and three ODIs against South Africa starting September 28.
The first T20I will held in Thiruvananthapuram on September 28. The second T20I will play on October 2 at Guwahati, followed by the last T20I at Indore on October 4.
The action will then shift to Lucknow on 6th October where the ODI series will get underway, where Shikhar Dhawan will lead the squad.
Ranchi and Delhi will host the second and third ODI, respectively, on October 9 and 11.