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India Tour of South Africa: The Kick-off
India Vs South Africa Series 2023: The action-packed tour begins with a three-match T20 International series, followed by an equally riveting One Day International (ODI) series featuring as many matches. The cricketing feast reaches its climax with a two-match Test series starting on January 7, 2024. Each format brings its own set of challenges and expectations, setting the stage for an enthralling showdown between the cricketing giants.
Three Different Captains for the Three Formats
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has strategically appointed three different captains for the three formats. Suryakumar Yadav continues to lead the T20 team after a triumphant 4-1 series win. KL Rahul assumes the captaincy for the 50-over squad, while Rohit Sharma, the designated captain, takes the reins exclusively for the Test side.
Why the India vs South Africa Series 2023 Matters
The significance of this series amplifies considering the impending ICC T20 World Cup, merely six months away. This bilateral series holds a crucial place in India’s preparation for the global T20 event, offering the Men In Blue valuable match practice and an opportunity to fine-tune their strategies.
Crucial Tests in the Rainbow Nation
Adding to the importance of the series, the Test matches are integral components of the ICC World Test Championship 2023-25. Notably, India is yet to clinch a Test series victory on South African soil. With World Test Championship points up for grabs, the BCCI has named a formidable Indian squad, underscoring their determination to conquer new frontiers. ICC
Ind Vs SA Venues That Set the Stage Alight
The battlegrounds for this cricketing showdown include iconic venues that have witnessed historic clashes. Kingsmead in Durban, St George’s Park in Gqeberha, The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, Boland Park in Paarl, Supersport Park in Centurion, and Newlands in Cape Town are the arenas where cricketing dreams will unfold.
India Vs South Africa Squad
India Squad for South Africa T20 Series
Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Deepak Chahar.
India Squad for South Africa ODI Tour
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (C)(wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar.
India Squad for South Africa Test Series
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), KL Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohd. Shami*, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Prasidh Krishna.
South Africa Vs India squad for T20 series
Aiden Markram (c), Ottniel Baartman, Matthew Breetzke, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee (1st and 2ndT20Is), Donovan Ferreira, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen (1st and 2nd T20Is), Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi (1st and 2nd T20Is), Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, and Lizaad Williams
South Africa Vs India squad for ODI Series
Aiden Markram (c), Ottniel Baartman, Nandre Burger, Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Mihlali Mpongwana, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne and Lizaad Williams
South Africa Vs India Squad for Test Series
Temba Bavuma (c), David Bedingham, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee, Tony de Zorzi, Dean Elgar, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Tristan Stubbs and Kyle Verreynne
India Vs South Africa Full Schedule
For cricket aficionados eager to catch every ball, run, and wicket, we present the complete schedule and match timings. Whether it’s the fast-paced T20s, the strategy-laden ODIs, or the endurance test of Test matches, we’ve got you covered.
South Africa Vs India T20 Time Table
India’s tour of South Africa will begin with a three-match T20 International series, the schedule of this series as follows:
India Vs South Africa ODI Time Table
Indian team will be playing three match ODI series in South Africa, starting from December 17, Full schedule of ODI series is given below:
India Vs South Africa Test Time Table
Two test matches will be played between India Vs South Africa, details are given in the table below:
India Vs South Africa Series Live Streaming
Unlocking Live Action: How to Watch for Free in India
For fans in India, the excitement doesn’t end with the schedule. Discover how to watch the India vs South Africa matches live and, more excitingly, for free. Ensure you don’t miss a single moment of this cricketing extravaganza unfolding across the South African landscape.
Star Sports will live telecast the IND vs SA series 2023 in India.
Fans can watch the live streaming of India vs South Africa matches on Disney+Hotstar in India.
Doordarshan will live telecast South Africa vs India cricket matches on its terrestrial network for free.
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