IND vs SA Test Series 2023-24- Probable Playing XI of both teams

IND vs SA Test Series 2023-24- Probable Playing XI
IND vs SA Test Series 2023-24- Probable Playing XI

India and South Africa will play series in all three formats of the game. The two teams are scheduled to play two test matches which will be a part of the ICC World Test Championship 2023-25 cycle. In this article, we will take a look at probable playing XI of India and South Africa for the upcoming Test series.

India Vs South Africa Test Series – Probable Playing XI

No. India South Africa
1 Rohit Sharma (c) Dean Elgar
2 Shubman Gill Temba Bavuma (c)
3 Virat Kohli Aiden Markram
4 Shreyas Iyer Tristan Stubbs (wk)
5 KL Rahul (wk) Wiaan Mulder
6 Ravindra Jadeja Kyle Verreynne
7 Ravichandran Ashwin Gerald Coetzee
8 Mukesh Kumar Lungi Ngidi
9 Mohammad Shami Marco Jansen
10 Mohd. Siraj Keshav Maharaj
11 Jasprit Bumrah Kagiso Rabada


Both Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli will return to the Indian team for red ball cricket. India will field its best playing XI in the tests against South Africa. Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma will open the innings. Pujara and Rahane have been excluded from the Test squad for tour to South Africa. Virat Kohli is likely to be promoted to the third position followed by Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul. Jadeja and Ashwin will play the role of bowling all-rounders. Jasprit Bumrah and Siraj will lead the pace attack.

Skipper Temba Bavuma will also return for the Test series. Dean Elgar is a regular name in South Africa’s playing 11. Aiden Markram and Tristan Stubbs will be there in the middle order of batting lineup. Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada will also return to the playing XI for Test series.