Last Update on: September 5th, 2019 at 10:48 am
Team India made a solid start in the ICC World Test Championship beating West Indies 2-0 in the recently-concluded Test series. They will look to consolidate their position at the top when they play South Africa in the three-match series starting from October 2.
The top-ranked Test team produced a thorough effort throughout the series. The bowlers backed the hardwork put in the by the batsmen in both the Test. Skipper Virat Kohli will be very proud of his boys how they have set the tone for the World Test Championship. Moreover, Kohli also became the most successful Indian Test captain with 28 wins.
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While there were a number of positive for team India, a few cricketers failed to stand up and deliver goods for their side. The selection panel headed MSK Prasad is likely to make some changes to the squad for the Test series.
Here is the 15-member probable squad for team India for the upcoming three-match Test series against South Africa starting from October 2:
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Mayank Agarwal has made full use of the opportunity which came his way during the series against Australia in 2018. He has shown the grit and passion to be successful in the longer format of the game. The Karnataka-born cricketer made into the team on the back of consistent outing in the domestic cricket.
Agarwal had an average outing in the West Indies series as he struggled to convert the starts to big knock. The young batsman will hope to bat long against South Africa and give India good starts.