India vs South Africa T20, Test Series 2019: Full Schedule, Time Table, Squad, Fixtures, Date, Venue, Timings, Broadcast Channel Detailshttps://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/india-t20i-squad-south-africa-series-5948877/

India vs South Africa T20, Test Series 2019: Full Schedule, Time Table, Squad, Fixtures, Date, Venue, Timings, Broadcast Channel Details

Ind vs SA, India vs South Africa T20, Test Series 2019 Schedule, Time Table, Squad, Fixtures, Date, Venue, Timings: Hardik Pandya has returned to the T20I squad. On the other hand, MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah are the notable absentees from the 15-man squad.

Virat Kohli (R) and batting coach Vikram Rathour during a training session ahead of the 2nd T20I in Mohali on Tuesday. (Express photo by Kamleshwar Singh)

Ind vs SA, India vs South Africa T20, Test Series 2019 Schedule, Time Table, Fixtures, Date: India announced a 15-man squad for the upcoming T20I series against South Africa.

India T20I Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini

Hardik Pandya has returned to the limited-overs squad after having been rested for the ongoing tour of the West Indies. He has been named in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the only one change that the team management have made from the T20I squad they picked for the Caribbean tour.

MS Dhoni and Jasprit Bumrah are the other big names who are not part of the T20I squad. Dhoni, who has taken a two-month sabbatical after the World Cup, has had a vacation in the United States, having served in the Territorial Army for 15 days.

Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, who were also not part of the T20I squad picked for the West Indies series, continue to be excluded. Both the Pandya and Chahar brothers again make it to the squad.

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South Africa T20I Squad: Quinton de Kock (captain), Rassie van der Dussen (vice-captain), Temba Bavuma, Junior Dala, Bjorn Fortuin, Beuran Hendricks, Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Anrich Nortje, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, George Linde.

India will take on South Africa in a three-match T20I series between September 15 and September 22. The first T20I will be played in Dharamshala on September 15, the second T20I will be played in Mohali on September 18 and the third T20I will be played in Bengaluru on September 22.

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T20I Series schedule:
1st T20I: At Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala on 15 September (Sun) at 7PM (IST).
2nd T20I: At Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh on 18 September (Wed) at 7 PM (IST).
3rd T20I: At M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 22 September (Sun) at 7 PM (IST)

Test Series Schedule:
1st Test: (2-6 October) at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam, 9:30 AM (IST)
2nd Test: (10-14 October) at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, 9:30 AM (IST)
3rd Test: (19-23 October) at JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi, 9:30 AM (IST)

India squad for 3 Tests vs SA:

Virat Kohli (Capt), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk),Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, M Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ishant Sharma

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