After the completion of the T20 World Cup, men in blue are totally filled up with hectic international schedules. They are already going to face a busy timetable in the coming years with focusing more on the preparation for the next T20 World cup and for the Test championship mace.
Virat Kohli will lead the Indian side in the ODI Format and in the red ball cricket whereas Rohit Sharma will lead men in blue in the shortest format. In the coming times, India is going to tour South Africa for a long tenure. They are going to play 3 Tests, and 3 ODIs respectively starting from 26th December2021 to 23rd January 2022.
Schedule of India Tour of South Africa 2021-22
It will be excellent to see the Indian Team seeing in yet another mode of action with more exhibition towards their skills and outcomes for the betterment of the Indian fraternity.
South Africa Test squad for India series:
Dean Elgar (captain), Temba Bavuma (vice-captain), Quinton de Kock (wicket-keeper), Kagiso Rabada, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Marco Jansen, Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen, Sisanda Magala, Ryan Rickelton, Duanne Olivier.
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.
The following players were not available for selection due to injuries and are currently undergoing rehabilitation: Ravindra Jadeja, Shubman Gill, Axar Patel, Rahul Chahar.