Cricbuzz IND vs SA, India Tour of South Africa Series T20, ODI, Test Squad 2023 Schedule, India Squad, Venues, Upcoming Series

In the much-anticipated cricketing clash between South Africa and India scheduled for December 2023, the cricket governing bodies of both nations have given the green light for an ODI series. Cricket enthusiasts can gear up for a thrilling South Africa vs India encounter, set to unfold across three matches.

India Tour of South Africa 2023 Details

Event NameIndia tour of South Africa 2023-2024
DateDec, 2023 and Jan, 2024
Matches2 Test, 3 ODI, 3 T20
VenueSouth Africa

The ODI series is slated to commence on the 17th of December at the iconic Wanderers Cricket Ground in Johannesburg. This will be followed by the second ODI on the 19th of December at St George’s Park Cricket Ground in Gqebera. The cricketing action will culminate at Boland Park in Paarl, where the teams will lock horns for the third and final ODI on the 21st of December.

Rohit Sharma is expected to lead the charge for the Indian squad, with the able guidance of coach Rahul Dravid. Meanwhile, Temba Bavuma will don the captain’s hat for the South African team, with Rob Walter serving as the head coach. As of now, India holds the third position in the ICC ODI team rankings, while South Africa stands at the sixth position.

Recalling the previous ODI series between the two nations in 2021/22, South Africa emerged victorious with a convincing 3-0 win over Team India. Quinton de Kock showcased his prowess, finishing as the leading run-scorer with an impressive tally of 229 runs. On the bowling front, Andile Phehlukwayo stood out as the leading wicket-taker, claiming six wickets during the series.

Looking back to 2017/18, India tasted success in South Africa by clinching the ODI series with a commanding 5-1 margin. Virat Kohli stole the show, emerging as the top run-scorer with an outstanding total of 558 runs. Kuldeep Yadav made his mark as the leading wicket-taker, securing 17 wickets in the series.

Analyzing the historical head-to-head record in ODIs, South Africa and India have crossed paths on 90 occasions. South Africa has dominated the rivalry, securing victory in 50 matches, while India managed to win 37 encounters. As of August 2023, India has played a total of 1,032 ODIs, registering victories in 541 matches and facing defeat in 439 matches. On the other hand, South Africa has contested 654 ODIs, achieving success in 399 matches and experiencing defeat in 228 matches.

With such a rich history and competitive statistics, the upcoming ODI series promises to be a riveting contest. Cricket enthusiasts worldwide will eagerly watch as India strives to maintain its winning streak in ODI series, showcasing their skills and determination against a formidable South African team.

As the cricketing world eagerly anticipates this clash of titans, the series not only holds significance in terms of on-field competition but also serves as a platform for players to etch their names in the annals of cricketing history. Fans can expect intense battles, brilliant performances, and a cricketing spectacle that will be remembered for years to come. So, mark your calendars for December 2023 as two cricketing powerhouses, India and South Africa, prepare to engage in a thrilling ODI series that is bound to captivate the hearts of cricket lovers around the globe.

India tour of south africa

Schedule for India’s tour of South Africa

DateMatch DetailsVenueTime (IST)
T20 Series
Dec 10, SunIND vs SA 1st T20IKingsmead, Durban9:30 PM
Dec 12, TueIND vs SA 2nd T20ISt George’s Park, Gqeberha9:30 PM
Dec 14, ThuIND vs SA 2nd T20INew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg9:30 PM
ODI Series
Dec 17, SunIND vs SA 1st ODINew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg1:30 PM
Dec 19, TueIND vs SA 2nd ODISt George’s Park, Gqeberha4:30 PM
Dec 21, ThuIND vs SA 3rd ODIBoland Park, Paarl4:30 PM
Test Match
Dec 26 – Dec 30IND vs SA 1st TestSuperSport Park, Centurion1:30 PM
Jan 03 – Jan 07IND vs SA 2nd TestNewlands, Cape Town2:00 PM

Captains of IND Vs SA 2023

The South Africa Cricket Board’s selection committee has unveiled a 13-player squad for the three ODIs, a 16-member squad for the three T20Is, and another 16-man squad for the two Tests against Team India. Timba Bavuma is set to lead the team against the Indian cricket squad.

In response, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced Rohit Sharma has been entrusted with the captaincy for the upcoming series, which includes three ODIs, two Tests, and three T20Is against South Africa.

IND Vs SA Squads 2023

India Squad

India’s squad for 3 T20Is

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, Suryakumar Yadav (C), Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Jitesh Sharma (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Deepak Chahar

India’s squad for 2 Tests

Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), KL Rahul (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Prasidh Krishna

India’s squad for 3 ODIs

Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Rajat Patidar, Rinku Singh, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (C)(wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Chahar

South Africa Squad:

  • Aiden Markram (c),
  • Ottniel Baartman,
  • Matthew Breetzke,
  • Nandre Burger,
  • Gerald Coetzee (1st and 2ndT20Is),
  • 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,
  • Lizaad Williams

India Cricket Team Upcoming Tours & Matches

Here is the Complete list of India Cricket Team Upcoming Tours, Matches & Venue. India Team Upcoming Tours Series Matches

Jan – Mar 2024England Tour of India 2024
Matches: 5 Test
July 2024India Tour of Sri Lanka 2024
Matches: 3 ODI, 3 T20
Sri Lanka
Sep – Oct 2024Bangladesh Tour of India 2024
Matches: 2 Test, 3 T20
Oct – Nov 2024New Zealand Tour of India 2024
Matches: 3 Test
Nov 2024 -Jan 2025India Tour of Australia 2024-25
Matches: 5 Test
Jan – Feb 2025India Tour of England 2025
Matches: 3 ODI, 5 T20
Jun – Aug 2025India Tour of England 2025
Matches: 5 Test
August 2025India Tour of Bangladesh 2025
Matches: 3 ODI, 3 T20
September 2025Asia Cup 2025
Matches: 13 Matches
October 2025West Indies Tour of India 2025
Matches: 2 Test
Oct – Nov 2025India Tour of Australia 2025
Matches: 3 ODI, 5 T20
Nov – Dec 2025South Africa Tour of India 2025
Matches: 2 Test, 3 ODI, 5 T20
January 2026New Zealand Tour of India 2026
Matches: 3 ODI, 5 T20
June 2026Afghanistan Tour of India 2026
Matches: 1 Test, 3 ODI
July 2026England Tour of India 2026
Matches: 3 ODI, 5 T20
August 2026India Tour of Sri Lanka 2026
Matches: 2 Test
 Sri Lanka
September 2026India Tour of Afghanistan 2026
Matches: 3 T20
Sep – Oct 2026West Indies Tour of India 2026
Matches: 3 ODI, 5 T20
Oct – Nov 2026India Tour of New Zealand 2026
Matches: 2 Test, 3 ODI, 5 T20
New Zealand
December 2026Sri Lanka Tour of India 2026
Matches: 3 ODI, 3 T20
Jan – Feb 2027Australia Tour of India 2027
Matches: 5 Test
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