Whenever top two teams clashes there are always fireworks. India is going to South Africa after the gap of almost 4 years and this series would be the most anticipated series of 2018. It is going to be the highest voltage contest for the spectators. The Indian team will start their South Africa tour from January 5 where they will play three test series, six one day international (ODI) and three T20 International matches against South African Team. The series will start from 5 January and end on 24 February.

South Africa is the toughest place to tour for any sub-continental team, where team India is going to playtest outside the sub-continent after 17 months.

Here are the schedule and team members for the series India vs South Africa

Tests:

1st Test: Newlands, Cape Town, Jan 5-9, 2:00 PM

2nd Test: Super Sport Park, Centurion, Jan 13-17, 1:30 PM

3rd Test: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, Jan 24-28, 1:30 PM

 

 

ODIs

1st ODI: Kingsmead, Durban, Feb 1, 4:30 PM

2nd ODI: SuperSport Park, Centurion, Feb 4, 1:30 PM

3rd ODI: Newlands, Cape Town, Feb 7, 4:30 PM

4th ODI: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, Feb 10, 4:30 PM

5th ODI: St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth, Feb 13, 4:30 PM

6th ODI: SuperSport Park, Centurion, Feb 16, 4:30 PM

 

 

T20Is

1st T20I: The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, Feb 18, 6 PM

2nd T20I: SuperSport Park, Centurion, Feb 21, 9:30 PM

3rd T20I: Newlands, Cape Town 21:30, Feb 24, 9:30 PM

 

Teams

India Test team: Virat Kohli(c), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Parthiv Patel, Jasprit Bumrah

India ODI team: Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur

 

South Africa team – 1st Test: Faf du Plessis(c), Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Theunis de Bruyn, AB de Villiers, Dean Elgar, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn

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