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South Africa have announced their squads for the upcoming T20I, ODI and Test series against India at home. The Proteas will host India for three T20Is, as many ODIs and two Tests. The T20I series will kickstart India’s tour of South Africa later this week.

Captain Temba Bavuma and fast-bowler Kagiso Rabada have been rested for the white-ball series and will return to action during the Test series, starting on December 26. In Bavuma’s absence, Aiden Markram will lead the ODI team as well as the T20I team against India. Markram led the Proteas during the World Cup too when Bavuma was absent due to illness.

South Africa squads for India series:

Fast-bowler allrounder Nadre Burger has earned his maiden call-up and has been named in all three teams while Mihlali Mpongwana and David Bedingham have earned their maiden ODI and Test call-ups respectively. Tristan Stubbs has also been included in the Test squad while Verreynne has been recalled for the ODI and the Test series.

Gerald Coetzee, Marco Jansen, and Lungi Ngidi will play in the first two T20Is before being rested for the Test series. None of them have been named in the ODI squad. After the two T20Is, the trio will play in the First-Class fixtures from December 14 to 17. Meanwhile, Anrich Nortje and Wayne Parnell are yet to recover from injuries and have not been named in any of the three squads.

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South Africa T20I squad:

Aiden Markram, Ottniel Baartman, Matthew Breetzke, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee (1st and 2nd T20Is), Donovan Ferreira, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen (1st and 2nd T20Is), Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi (1st and 2nd T20Is), Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, and Lizaad Williams.

Proteas ODI squad against India

Aiden Markram (C), Ottniel Baartman, Nandre Burger, Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Mihlali Mpongwana, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, and Lizaad Williams.

Proteas Test squad against India

Temba Bavuma (C), David Bedingham, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee, Tony de Zorzi, Dean Elgar, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Tristan Stubbs, and Kyle Verreynne

India vs South Africa Schedule:

Date Match Details Venue Time (IST)
Dec 10, Sun IND vs SA 1st T20I Kingsmead, Durban 9:30 PM
Dec 12, Tue IND vs SA 2nd T20I St George’s Park, Gqeberha 9:30 PM
Dec 14, Thu IND vs SA 2nd T20I New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 9:30 PM
Dec 17, Sun IND vs SA 1st ODI New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 1:30 PM
Dec 19, Tue IND vs SA 2nd ODI St George’s Park, Gqeberha 4:30 PM
Dec 21, Thu IND vs SA 3rd ODI Boland Park, Paarl 4:30 PM
Dec 26 – Dec 30 IND vs SA 1st Test SuperSport Park, Centurion 1:30 PM
Jan 03 – Jan 07 IND vs SA 2nd Test Newlands, Cape Town 2:00 PM
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