India A Squads For South Africa Tour Announced; KS Bharat Named Captain

On Thursday, November 30, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) named the India A squads for the upcoming tour of South Africa. The wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat was picked as the skipper of the team for the tour.

The tour will start with a three-match T20I series that will be played on December 10, 12, and 14 in Durban, Gqeberha, and Johannesburg.

Next, the teams will lock horns in a three-match ODI series that will be played on December 17, 19, and 21 in Johannesburg, Gqeberha, and Paarl. The Men In Blue and the Proteas will then play two Test matches to wrap up the series with the first Test starting on December 26 in Centurion. The second and final Test will be played from January 3 in Cape Town.

Talking about the India A matches, the first four-day game will be played from December 11 to 14 and it will be followed by an inter-squad three-day match from December 20 to 22. The last four-day match will be played from December 26 to 29.

India A Squads For South Africa Tour Announced

The wicketkeeper-batter KS Bharat, who has been dropped from India’s Test squad, has been named captain of the India A squads for the South Africa tour. Star batter Abhimanyu Easwaran’s availability for the tour is subject to fitness. Also, the likes of Shardul Thakur, Prasidh Krishna, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Tilak Varma have been named in the squads for four-day matches.

India A squad for the 1st four-day match: Sai Sudharsan, Abhimanyu Easwaran*, Devdutt Padikkal, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, Sarfaraz Khan, KS Bharat (C)(wk), Dhruv Jurel, Shardul Thakur, Pulkit Narang, Sourabh Kumar, Manav Suthar, Prasidh Krishna, Akash Deep, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Tushar Deshpande.

India Inter-squad three-day match: Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Abhimanyu Easwaran*, Devdutt Padikkal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Sarfaraz Khan, Pradosh Ranjan Paul, KS Bharat (wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Pulkit Narang, Harshit Rana, Shardul Thakur, Sourabh Kumar, Manav Suthar, Prasidh Krishna, Akash Deep, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini.

India A squad for 3rd four-day match: Sai Sudharsan, Abhimanyu Easwaran*, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Tilak Varma, KS Bharat (C)(wk), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Harshit Rana, Kuldeep Yadav, Manav Suthar, Akash Deep, Vidhwath Kaverappa, Navdeep Saini.

Complete Schedule:

India A tour of South Africa
Date Day Match
11-14 December Monday 1st four-day match
20-22 December Wednesday 2nd three-day match
26-29 December Tuesday 3rd four-day match

#India #Squads #South #Africa #Tour #Announced #Bharat #Named #Captain

Scroll to Top