IND vs SA: BCCI Announces India Squad For T20I, ODI And Test Series Against South Africa

IND vs SA: BCCI Announces India Squad For T20I, ODI And Test Series Against South Africa. The Board of Control for Cricket in India has revealed the squad for the upcoming Test, T20I, and ODI series against South Africa. The T20I series featured three matches on December 10, 2023. Subsequently, the ODI series began on December 17, 2024, and concluded on December 21, 2024. The series concluded with two Test matches. The T20 series between India and South Africa was one of the two series the Men In Blue played ahead of the T20 World Cup 2024.

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In a significant decision, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named Rohit Sharma as the captain for Tests and – for the upcoming tour of South Africa in December 2023 and January 2024. His calm demeanor under pressureand his ability to motivate and unite the team make him an ideal choice for leading the side in this format. KL Rahul will captain the Indian team in the ODI series against South Africa. Suryakumar Yadav will captain and lead the Indian team in the T20 matches against South Africa.

India faces a challenging test in the upcoming series against South Africa, especially considering the formidable strength of the South African team on their home turf. The hosts will likely seek redemption for their previous defeat in the last Test series held in India. Meanwhile, India aims to extend their successful streak in overseas Test cricket, having triumphed in their last five series abroad.

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India T20I Squad

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Ishan Kishan (wk), Washington Sundar, Shubman Gill, Mukesh Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Rinku Singh, Tilak Varma, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Deepak Chahar.

India ODI Squad

KL Rahul (C)(wk), Tilak Varma, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Rajat Patidar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Rinku Singh, Sai Sudharsan, Sanju Samson (wk), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar.

India Test Squad

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (wk), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan (wk), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Mohd. Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mukesh Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravichandran Ashwin, Prasidh Krishna.

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India vs South Africa Series Schedule (All Format)

On December 10, Sunday:

India vs South Africa, 1st T20I, Kingsmead, Durban

  The match started at 16:00 GMT / 9:30 PM IST

On December 12, Tuesday:

– India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I, St George’s Park, Gqeberha

  The match started at 16:00 GMT / 9:30 PM IST

On December 14, Thursday:

– India vs South Africa, 3rd T20I, New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

  The match started at 16:00 GMT / 9:30 PM IST

On December 17, Sunday:

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– India vs South Africa, 1st ODI, New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

  – Match started at 08:00 GMT / 1:30 PM IST

On December 19, Tuesday:

– India vs South Africa, 2nd ODI, St George’s Park, Gqeberha

  The match started at 11:00 GMT / 4:30 PM IST

On December 21, Thursday:

– India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI, Boland Park, Paarl

  The match started at 11:00 GMT / 4:30 PM IST

From December 26 to December 30:

– India vs South Africa, 1st Test, SuperSport Park, Centurion

  – Match started at 08:00 GMT / 1:30 PM IST

From January 03 to January 07:

– India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Newlands, Cape Town

  The match started at 08:30 GMT / 2:00 PM IST

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When is the first match scheduled for India vs South Africa tour?

-The first match of the India vs South Africa tour scheduled to be played on December 10th.

How many matches scheduled for the India vs South Africa tour?

A total of 8 matches will be played in the India vs South Africa tour, including 3 T20s, 3 ODIs, and 2 Tests.

Who will lead the Indian team in the India vs South Africa tour?

-Rohit Sharma will captain Team India in test, KL Rahul will lead in ODI while Suryakumar will lead T20I team during the South Africa tour.