Virat Kohli to pull out of ODI series against South Africa
New Delhi : Team India is all set to start their South Africa tour and looks like things are not going great in the camp. According to a media report, Virat Kohli has chosen to pull out of the ODI series and same has been informed to the management. An InsideSport report also mentioned that Virat Kohli has pulled out as the series is clashing with the first birthday of his daughter Vamika.
Meanwhile, there are speculations which suggest that the former white-ball captain is not happy with the board's decision to remove him from the captaincy.
Meanwhile, Kohli would be leading the side in the upcoming three-match Test series starting December 26 at Centurion.
In another setback for team India, the vice-captain Rohit Sharma has also been injured during the practice session in Mumbai. He has been ruled out for the Tests.
The Kohli-led Test side is scheduled to depart for South Africa tour on December 16 after undergoing a three-day quarantine in Mumbai.
India's Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.