India announced 18-member Squad for South Africa Series: Virat Kohli to lead in Tests
India announced 18-member squad for the upcoming 3-match Test series against South Africa starting from 26th December 2021. The Test series will form a part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship.
India will play three test matches and three ODI and Three T20I in tour of South Africa. First Test will start from December 26, 2021.
India’s Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.
Standby Players: Navdeep Saini, Saurabh Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Arzan Nagwaswalla.
Ravindra Jadeja, Shubman Gill, Axar Patel, Rahul Chahar were not available for selection due to injuries and are currently undergoing rehabilitation
|South Africa vs India, 2021/22 – Test series|
|1||26th – 30th December 2021||1st Test||SuperSport Park, Centurion|
|2||3rd – 7th January 2022||2nd Test||Wanderers, Johannesburg|
|3||11th – 15th January 2022||3rd Test||Newlands, Cape Town|