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India announced its 15-man squad for the Test series against South Africa 2019.

India announced its 15-man squad for the Test series against South Africa. The test series will start on 2nd October 2019. Before the test series, India and South Africa will play a 3-match T20 series. The T-20 series will start from the day after tomorrow i.e. from 15 September. Both teams have already announced their squads for the T20s.

You may also like to read- South Africa announced their Test squad for India Tour 2019.

Team India is currently the No. 1 team in the test ranking. Whereas South Africa ranks 3rd in the test ranking. The Proteas will play their first test for the ICC World Test Championship. Currently, India is at the top of the ICC World Test Championship table with 120 points.

Check – ICC World Test Championship Points Table.



KL Rahul has been dropped from the Test squad due to his back to back failure in test matches. Rohit Sharma will open the innings in this series as he does in the ODI’s and the T20’s.
India’s Under 19-star Shubman Gill has also been included in the Test squad against South Africa.

Here is India’s squad for the Test series against South Africa.

Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah.

You may also like to read- South Africa announced their Test squad for India Tour 2019.

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