Wicket-keeper batter Sanju Samson is probably going to be named vice-captain of the Indian cricket team for the three-match ODI series against South Africa with several senior players expected to be unweary prior to next month’s International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup.
India can withstand South Africa in an exceedingly three-T20I series followed by a three-match ODI series from September twenty eight to October eleven.
The Indian squad for the T20I series has already been declared and also the Indian selectors square measure seemingly to finalize the squad for the ODI series within the next few days.
BCCI sources told ANI that Samson may well be named the vice-captain of the Indian team for the three-match ODI series as most of the senior players square measure seemingly to be unweary for International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup.
Shikhar Dhawan is probably going to dominte the team.
Samson, 27, who hails from Kerala, was a part of the ODI series against Zimbabwe that India won 3-0. He has delineated India in seven ODIs and sixteen T20Is to date.
At home Samson is presently captaining India A against New New Zealand A.
The source stated that batter Rajat Patidar is probably going to create his ODI debut against South Africa.
The first T20I are command in Thiruvananthapuram on September twenty eight. The second T20I are contend on October 2 at Guwahati, followed by the last T20I at Indore on October 4.