The chairman of the national selection committee K Srikkanth said that Rahul and Yuvraj will be missed but is hopeful that their replacements will rise to the occasion.
The Indian team go into the Test series against the South Africans with gaping holes in their usually solid middle-order. With Rahul Dravid and Yuvraj Singh out of action, the inexperienced pair of Murali Vijay and S Badrinath will be under pressure to deliver.
The chairman of the national selection committee K Srikkanth, in an interview with The Indian Express, says that the mainstays will be missed but is hopeful that their replacements will rise to the occasion. Excerpts:
The top two Test teams in the world are facing each other. Will the contest live up to the hype?
It is going to be an exciting series. A well-fought contest where one will see two good teams facing a great challenge.
Rahul Dravid will not be playing due to injury. How do you think it will affect India's chances?
Any team will miss a guy ofRead More »from ‘SA series a chance to test our bench’