India vs South Africa: Committee of Administrators to review Virat Kohli and Co's Test debacle against Proteas

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the BCCI will review India's dismal performance in South Africa following the conclusion of the tour.

PTI, January 23, 2018

New Delhi: The Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the BCCI will review India's dismal performance in South Africa following the conclusion of the tour.

File image of CoA chief Vinod Rai. AFP

File image of CoA chief Vinod Rai. AFP

India suffered big defeats in Cape Town and Centurion to lose the series.

The inconsequential third and final Test starts in Johannesburg tomorrow.

"We will review the performance after getting the full report from the team manager. Nothing can be done now as the players and officials are in South Africa," said a BCCI official who was present in the CoA meeting that took place here today.

CoA chief Vinod Rai, member Diana Edulji and BCCI CEO Rahul Johri were part of the meeting.

None of the BCCI office-bearers including acting president CK Khanna and acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary were called for the meeting.

Virat Kohli-led India has received severe flak from all quarters following the series loss.

Some former India players felt the team was under- prepared, going into the first Test without a warm-up match, while someone like Harbhajan Singh said hosting Sri Lanka before the South Africa tour was not the best thing to do.

In fact, India coach Ravi Shastri himself admitted that 10 more days of preparation would have made a difference in the team's preparation.

In the meeting, CoA ratified the decisions taken by the IPL Governing Council yesterday. The IPL GC announced the dates of IPL-11, from April 7 to May 27, and accepted broadcaster's request of changing the match timings from 8 pm to 7 pm, and 4 pm to 5.30 pm.

The next CoA meeting is expected to take place after the Supreme Court hearing on 29 January.

Updated Date: Jan 23, 2018





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3712 106
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 3668 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6470 127
2 India 5819 121
3 New Zealand 4602 112
4 South Africa 4275 110
5 Pakistan 3844 104
6 Australia 3699 100
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3972 132
2 India 4601 124
3 Australia 2570 122
4 England 2448 117
5 New Zealand 2542 116
6 South Africa 2058 114