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India’s squad for Tests against South Africa announced

India’s squad for Tests against South Africa announced
India’s squad for Tests against South Africa announced
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The All-India Senior Selection Committee has picked an 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’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.

The All-India Senior Selection Committee also decided to name Mr Rohit Sharma as the Captain of the ODI & T20I teams going forward.

South Africa vs India, 2021/22 – Test series

S.No.

Date

Match

Venue

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