Avesh, who is currently in South Africa, received a five Wickets on Thursday during the second four-day game.

A day after they were defeated in three days by innings in Centurion, India’s selection for the second Test against South Africa now includes uncapped fast bowler Avesh Khan. In Cape Town, the second and final Test will start on January 3.

Mohammed Shami, who is sidelined for the Test series due to an ankle ailment, is replaced by Avesh.

After participating in the three ODIs earlier this month, Avesh has already arrived in South Africa and will remain there to represent the India A team. He took a five-for on the third day of the Benoni four-day tournament, which is presently in its second round.

Avesh had taken 149 wickets at an average of 22.65 from 38 first-class matches before to that one, including seven five-wicket hauls. With 38 wickets in eight games during the previous Ranji Trophy season, he was also Madhya Pradesh’s top wicket-taker.

India lost two WTC points in Centurion due to a slow overrate.

India lost two World Test Championship [WTC] points in the Centurion Test as a result of their slow over rate. Additionally, 10% of their match fees were punished. As a result, India would drop from fifth to sixth position in the WTC points standings.

After accounting for time allowances, India was discovered to be two overs short of the mark. A team loses one point for each over they are short of the required number of runs, and players are penalized 5% of their match fee.


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