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India vs South Africa: Why a fit Hardik Pandya was not named in India’s Test squad? MSK Prasad explains


MSK Prasad (L), Hardik Pandya (R)(HT Collage)

The MSK Prasad-led selection committee sprang a surprise by not naming all-rounder Hardik Pandya in India’s Test squad for the three-match series against South Africa. Pandya, who was rested after the World Cup, was expected to get his place back in the Indian side as the only designated seaming all-rounder but the selectors thought otherwise. Explaining the rationale behind the same, MSK Prasad stated that Pandya was available for selection but was not included as the Indian team management felt no need for a seam bowling all-rounder for the home series ...


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