South Africa cricket team will be visiting India for a 5 T20I match series. The series will start with first match being played on 09 June 2022 in Arun Jaitley Stadium Delhi. The following four games will be held at Cuttack, Vishakhapatnam, Rajkot, and Bangalore on June 12, June 14, June 17, and June 19 respectively.
Indian Cricket Team is ranked No. 1 in the T20I format while South Africans are at 4th place in the ICC rankings. The bilateral series between the two sides will help both teams to prepare for the upcoming T20I World Cup 2022 in Australia in October and November.
For this series BCCI selectors have benched the regular skipper – Rohit Sharma and other players like Virat Kohli & Jasprit Bumrah. It will help the Indian side with an opportunity to test its bench in the absence of big names. In the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul – who lead Lucknow Super Giants in the IPL 2022 – has been appointed as the captain of the Indian cricket team.
South Africa tour of India, 2022 – Series Schedule
Here is the complete schedule for South Africa vs India 5 match T20I series in India.
- 09 Jne 2022 – 1st T20I – New Delhi
- 12 June 2022 – 2nd T20I – Cuttack
- 14 June 2022 – 3rd T20I – Vishakhapatnam
- 17 June 2022 – 4th T20I – Rajkot
- 19 June 2022 – 5th T20I – Bangalore
South Africa tour of India, 2022 – Squads
Here are the squads for both teams:
South Africa Squad
Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendrix, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabariz Shamsi, Tristan Stubbs, Rasi van der Dussen, Marco Janssen.
KL Rahul (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik.
South Africa tour of India, 2022 Live Streaming
All the matches of the South Africa vs India will be live telecasted on Star Sports TV Channels. Disney + Hotstar app will be live streaming the matches.
South Africa tour of India, 2022 Venues
The 5 matches will be hosted in different cities across the country. The first T20I match will be played at New Delhi, second T20I will be played at Cutack.
The third T20I match will be played at Vishakhapatnam. The last two matches will be played at Rajkot &Bangalore respectively.
South Africa tour of India, 2022 Tickets
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