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Last Update on: September 12th, 2022 at 01:47 pm

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Team India will host South Africa for six white-ball fixtures in late September and conclude the bilateral series by the second week of October.

This will be the second time in this calendar year when the Men in Blue will play South Africa in T20Is at home after both teams played a five-match series in June, which resulted 2-2.

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It will also be the last preparatory game for both teams before they move to Australia for ICC T20 World Cup 2022. 

The visitors have already announced their squad for both T20Is and ODIs, but India are due to name their squads.

Thiruvananathapuram will host the first T20I against South Africa, set to be played on September 28th, later this month, followed by Guwahati hosting the second and Indore concluding with the third. 

IND vs SA: India’s Predicted Squad For T20I Series Against South Africa

Let’s look at India’s predicted 15-member squad for the T20I series against South Africa, which begins on 28th September. 

1. Rohit Sharma

The Indian skipper has given a flying start to India’s innings and plays a crucial role to keep the opposition on the back foot from the very first ball.

Rohit Sharma. (Photo: Twitter)
Rohit Sharma. (Photo: Twitter)

Rohit has a strike rate of 141.4 during the first six overs and recently scored a brilliant knock of 72 off 41 against Sri Lanka in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022. Overall, the Indian opener has 307 runs in the last 11 T20Is at a blistering strike rate of 153.5, including two half centuries. 

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