India's premier fast bowler, Mohammed Shami, is set to miss the entire Test series against South Africa due to an ankle injury,
Shami failed to gain clearance from the BCCI Medical Team, leading to his exclusion from the crucial Test matches.
Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah, adding strength to the squad in a different format—Test cricket.
Shami joins Ruturaj Gaikwad on the sidelines, with the young batsman ruled out due to a finger injury
In the first Test against South Africa, India has won the toss and elected to bat first
With Shami unavailable, Prasidh Krishna is set to make his Test debut
A setback for India as all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is sidelined due to back spasms,
Ravichandran Ashwin is poised to play an overseas Test after a considerable gap
Nandre Burger and David Bedingham making their Test debuts.
As India takes on South Africa in the Test series, the absence of Shami and Jadeja poses challenges,