Hardik Pandya

The flamboyant all-rounder, who was out of the Indian team due to back injury, was to make a comeback during the South Africa tour of India.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all sporting action across the world has been stopped including the 13th edition of the IPL.

In the video, Hardik along with the family members is seen saluting the medical staff and other emergency personnel for their efforts.

The first ODI will be played in Dharamsala while the other two matches will be played in Lucknow and Kolkata on March 15 and 18, respectively.

The all-rounder went under the knife on Friday. He had travelled to London on October 2 along with team India physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar.

The 37-year-old was phenomenal in India's World Cup triumph in 2011 as he became the first all-rounder to score over 300 runs and scalp 15 wickets in a single World Cup.

The younger of the Pandya brothers -- Hardik -- was back in the team after being rested to treat his minor niggles as part of the workload management programme.

India beat the West Indies by four wickets in the opening T20I before defeating the Caribbean side by 22 runs owing to the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern (DLS) method in the second match.

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India's bowling attack will be spearheaded by Jasprit Bumrah and will get support from Bhuvneshwar Kumar. But it was the spin attack that shined during the first match as Yuzvendra Chahal sent four of the Proteas batsmen back to the pavilion to give India an upper hand over South Africa.