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India tour of South Africa, 2021-22: Full squads, Fixtures & Preview: All you need to know

India's Virat Kohli
India's Virat Kohli
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India are in South Africa for 3 Tests and 3 ODIs between Dec 26, 2021 and Jan 23, 2022.

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A T20I series was also scheduled to be played at the end of the ODIs but has now been done away with in view of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant.

The last Test series played between the two teams was held in India. The 3-match affair turned out to be totally one-sided, with India clean sweeping, and that too with two innings victories.

Dean Elgar is the top run-scorer for South Africa with 703 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 54. Quinton de Kock has also made 691 runs from his last 10 matches.

Kagiso Rabada has been the best bowler for South Africa and has picked up 30 wickets from his last 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 3.09 and a strike rate of 47. Keshav Maharaj has also picked up 29 wickets from his last 9 matches.

Virat Kohli is the top run-scorer for India with 400 runs from his last 9 matches at an average of 26 and a strike rate of 42. Cheteshwar Pujara has also made 390 runs from his last 10 matches.

Ravichandran Ashwin has been the best bowler for India and has picked up 41 wickets from his last 6 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 1.92 and a strike rate of 35. Mohammed Siraj has also picked up 20 wickets from his last 7 matches.



Squads

India
- Virat Kohli (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Priyank Panchal, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicket-keeper), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj

South Africa - Dean Elgar (Captain), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, 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.

Fixtures

Dec 26, Sun - Dec 30, Thu

South Africa vs India, 1st Test
SuperSport Park, Centurion

Jan 03, Mon - Jan 07, Fri
South Africa vs India, 2nd Test
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Jan 11, Tue - Jan 15, Sat
South Africa vs India, 3rd Test
Newlands, Cape Town

Jan 19, Wed
South Africa vs India, 1st ODI
Boland Park, Paarl

Jan 21, Fri
South Africa vs India, 2nd ODI
Boland Park, Paarl

Jan 23, Sun
South Africa vs India, 3rd ODI
Newlands, Cape Town

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