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Proteas aren’t any pushovers, however India has firepower to check that: Ravi Shastri

Former India head trainer Ravi Shastri believes that South Africa could be no pushovers on house turf however the Virat Kohli-led Indian workforce has were given the firepower to upstage them within the three-match Check sequence that begins on Sunday.

Shastri, whose tenure ended just lately on the finish of India’s marketing campaign within the T20 International Cup, additionally stated that he’ll all the time again the Males in Blue.

“There couldn’t had been a greater time for Group India to end up their mettle. Virat (Kohli) has been an impeccable chief and has were given a skilled workforce to move together with it,” Shastri stated whilst talking to ‘Famous person Sports activities’ in regards to the upcoming sequence that still options 3 ODIs in January.

“South Africa stays an unconquered bastion. Have in mind, the Proteas aren’t any pushovers in their very own yard, however we have now were given the firepower and the arsenal to check that. As all the time, Group India will all the time have my backing,” added the previous India and Mumbai all-rounder.

The primary Check might be held on the SuperSport Park in Centurion. The second one and the 3rd Check might be performed at Johannesburg and Cape The city respectively adopted through a three-match ODI sequence.

In 1992, India performed its first-ever Check event in opposition to South Africa in Durban, whilst beneath Rahul Dravid, who succeeded Shastri as the brand new head trainer just lately, the workforce received its first Check in 2006.

The 59-year-old Shastri featured in ‘Firstka Thirst’ promo forward of the sequence, which is being aired at the channel.

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