The highly-awaited South Africa – India Test series is all set to resume after it was postponed by a week earlier due to the Omicron variant of COVID-19. India will take on South Africa in the 3-match Test series before ahead to play three-match ODI series.
It is to be noted that KL Rahul has been named the vice-captain in Rohit Sharma’s absence. Rohit has been ruled out of the Test series owing to a hamstring injury. The three-match Test series is set to start at SuperSport Park, Centurion from 26th December with the second & third Test scheduled to start from 3rd & 11th January 2022, respectively.
Team India squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), KL Rahul(vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Priyank Panchal, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Shardul Thakur, Md. Siraj.
Proteas Squad: Dean Elgar (captain), Temba Bavuma (vice-captain), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), 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.
1st Test – December 26-30, 2021 – SuperSport Park, Centurion
2nd Test – January 3-7, 2022 – Wanderers, Johannesburg
3rd Test – January 11-15, 2022 – Newlands, Cape Town
Where will South Africa vs India Test matches be played?
SuperSport Park (Centurion), Wanderers Stadium (Johannesburg) and Newlands (Cape Town) will host the 3 Test matches of the Freedom Trophy 2021-22.
Where can one watch the South Africa vs India Test series on television in India?
All the three Test matches between South Africa and India will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network.
Where to live stream South Africa vs India Test series?
Live streaming of the South Africa vs India Test series will be available on the Disney + Hotstar app and website.
Where to tune for Latest Updates?
One can visit www.sportstiger.com for live score updates. He/She can also download the SportsTiger app available on the Google Play Store and App Store.