Men in Blue will be marching on the shores of South Africa for three-Test and ODI series where both Test and ODI will be part of the World Test Championship cycle and ODI championship 2023 respectively.
There were a lot of reservations about the tour, but BCCI agreed to tour South Africa after the latter assured that the players will be safe and they will be kept under a watertight biosecure bubble and for those who don’t know that South Africa is among 23 countries in the world who are battling with a new strain of COVID-19 known as “Omnicom”.
Cricket South Africa recently announced a 21 member squad that will play against India for a three-match Test series starting from December 26th to January 15th, 2022.
It will be hosted in three venues — SuperSport Park, Imperial Wanderers and Six Gun Grill Newlands.
South Africa selection panel trusted the same core group of players who successfully won the series against West Indies and the fans will be please to see return of Kagiso Rabada, Quinton De Kock and Anrich Nortje as well as the reintroduction of seamer Duanne Olivier, who has returned to the South African domestic set-up following a prolonged stint in the United Kingdom.
Let’s us the reveal the complete 21 member Proteas squad for you in the description below
South Africa squad vs India
Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma (vc), Quinton de Kock (wk), 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 would certainly fancy their chance of winning the Test series on South African soil considering the way they have played on an overseas tour in the last few years and with full strength Indian squad travelling on upcoming proteas tour they have heavy chance of dismantling Proteas in their bacyards.