Cricket South Africa (CSA) have finally announced the India tour of South Africa 2018 schedule of men’s team as well as the women’s team. The tour will start with a warm-up match between India vs South Africa on December 30, before the opening Test match will be played from 5 January 2018. The tour features three Tests, six one-day internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals. Find the India vs South Africa 2018 squads, time table and full teams squad and players list.
The T20 matches that are scheduled to be played after Test and ODI will all be double-headers where Indian Women will face South Africa’s women in T20I cricket series. Check out the complete India tour of South Africa 2018 schedule.
India tour of South Africa 2018 Schedule
The first Test match of India tour of South Africa 2018 series will be played from January 5, 2018 in Cape Town. The 2nd Test is from January 13 while the third Test will be played from January 24, 2018. After the Tests, Men in Blue will take on South Africa in the limited overs cricket.
The first One-day Internationals will be played on February 1 and end with 6th ODI at Centurion on February 16. The three-match T20 internationals are set to start from February 18.
Here is the complete India tour of South Africa 2017-18 schedule and time table.
|5 Jan||South Africa||v||India||Test||PPC Newlands, Cape Town||10:00|
|13 Jan||South Africa||v||India||Test||SuperSport Park, Centurion||10:00|
|24 Jan||South Africa||v||India||Test||Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg||10:00|
|1 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||Sahara Stadium Kingsmead, Durban||13:30|
|4 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||SuperSport Park, Centurion||10:00|
|7 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||PPC Newlands, Cape Town||13:30|
|10 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg||13:30|
|13 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||St George`s Park, Port Elizabeth||13:30|
|16 Feb||South Africa||v||India||ODI||SuperSport Park, Centurion||13:30|
|18 Feb||South Africa||v||India||T20I||Bidvest Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg||14:30|
|21 Feb||South Africa||v||India||T20I||SuperSport Park, Centurion||18:00|
|24 Feb||South Africa||v||India||T20I||PPC Newlands, Cape Town||18:00|
India vs South Africa 2018 Squads & Players List
Sri Lanka were not the very good team and experts believe that real test of team India would be South Africa tour 2018 when African team will host Team India in their own backyard.
India Test Squad: 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
South Africa Test Squad: 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
India ODI Squad: 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