control board for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Monday that Rohit has been ruled out of three matches test series Against South Africa due to hamstring problem
News – Priyank Panchal replaces injured Rohit Sharma in India’s Test squad. Rohit has injured his left hamstring… https://t.co/lV0AKZlk1A
—BCCI (@BCCI) 1639402626000
Then Priyank Panchal was named in place of Rohit in the Test squad for the South Africa tour.
“Thank you all for all the well wishes. Honored to be wearing the Team India jersey. Thank you for showing faith in me,” tweeted Priyank Panchal.
Thank you all for all your well wishes. I am honored to wear Team India jersey. Thanks for showing FA… https://t.co/PD8xaCrWSN
—Priyank Panchal (@PKpanchal9) 1639453659000
Rohit, who was recently appointed as the vice-captain of the team, suffered a left hamstring injury during his training session in Mumbai on Sunday.
Indian squad for South Africa Test: Virat Kohli (Captain), Priyank Panchal, 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, Mohammad Siraj.