New Delhi: After India’s Test series loss to South Africa, the Committee of Administrators (CoA), which looks after the administration of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), will review team’s performance after receiving a report by the team manager. Also Read - IND vs AUS: Cricket Australia Writes Open Letter to BCCI, Says 'Will Never Forget The Sacrifices' | Read Full Letter
The decision was taken in a CoA meeting, attended by chief Vinod Rai, member Diana Edulji and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri, on Tuesday. Reportedly, BCCI acting president CK Khanna and acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary were not part of the meet. Also Read - IND vs ENG: Kevin Pietersen Warns India in Hindi Ahead of England Series, Cheeky Tweet Goes Viral
India have lost the ongoing three-match Test series against South Africa, having received a 72-run defeat in the Cape Town Test and also losing the second Test at Centurion by 135 runs. The third Test between the two sides is currently underway at the Johannesburg. Also Read - IND vs AUS, 4th Test: 'Cheteshwar Pujara Put His Body on The Line For Indian Cricket'
India dropped fast-bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar despite his impressive performance in the first Test and that raised few eyebrows regarding team selection.
Meanwhile, India won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final Test match at the New Wanderers Stadium. Skipper Virat Kohli made two changes to the team. Ajinkya Rahane was included in the playing XI in place of Rohit Sharma while pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar replaced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
For South Africa, Andile Phehlukwayo came in for spinner Keshav Maharaj.
(With agencies inputs)