On 4th December, 2023, South Africa finally announced their squads for the home series against India. India is touring South Africa to play three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests. Indian Cricket team have already announced its squad for the series against Proteas. Let’s take a look at South Africa’s squads for India series.
The World Cup 2023 has recently been concluded and therefore a lot of players from different have been taking rests from bilateral series. South African skipper Temba Bavuma and fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have also opted for rest from the ODI leg of the tour. The two experienced players will be back for Tests. Aiden Markram is currently the captain of South Africa in T20Is and he has been given the responsibility to lead his team in ODIs in Bavuma’s absence.
Three players namely Gerald Coetzee, Marco Jansen, and Lungi Ngidi will play only first two matches and skip the last match of the T20 series. They are also not part of the ODI squad as they will be preparing for the Test series.
South Africa T20I 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, and Lizaad Williams
South Africa ODI squad: Aiden Markram (c), Ottniel Baartman, Nandre Burger, Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Mihlali Mpongwana, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne and Lizaad Williams
South Africa Test squad: Temba Bavuma (c), David Bedingham, Nandre Burger, Gerald Coetzee, Tony de Zorzi, Dean Elgar, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Lungi Ngidi, Keegan Petersen, Kagiso Rabada, Tristan Stubbs and Kyle Verreynne