India announced the ODI squad ahead of the second T20 match against South Africa. After the T20 series, India also plays a series which consists of 3 ODIs. India has announced the second tier squad as the senior players go to play the World Cup.
In the squad captained by Shikhar Dhawan, Rajat Pathithar and Mukesh Kumar who excelled in domestic matches got a chance in the squad. The main absence from the squad was youngster Prithi Shah. Prithi Shah, who was one of the top opening stars, was left out, which was widely criticized.
Prithi Shah performed brilliantly against A. New Zealand. But the player was not selected in the South Africa ODI series. After this, Prithi Shah shared a message on her social media. ” Don’t believe their words. Trust their actions because actions will prove why words are meaningless” Prithi posted targeting the selectors.
Prithi Shah debuted in international cricket with a century. But injuries and fitness issues kept the star away from the Indian team. Prithi Shah played 5 Tests, 6 ODIs and 1 T20 match in the Indian jersey.