TSouth Africa is scheduled to tour India in the month of September and October to play three T20Is and three Test matches. The side led by Captain Faf du Plessis will kick-start their tour with a three-match T20I series that will begin from 15th September.
The opening game of the T20I series will be played at Himanchal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala. The second game of the series will be played on 18th September at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. The third and final game of the T20I series will be played at M.Chinnaswammy Stadium in Bengaluru.
A big surprise is that Quinton de Kock has named captain for the T20I series. Wicket-keeper batsman has a consistent performer for the side across all three formats. Middle-order batsman Rassie van der Dussen is named vice-captain for the three-match T20I series.
Beuran Hendricks, JJ Smuts and Bjorn Fortuin are players included in the T20 squad for the series. David Miller, Reeza Hendricks and Temba Bavuma are specialist batsmen included in the squad for the three-match T20I series.
The culmination of three-match T20I series will see South Africa take on India in three-match Test series that will begin from 2nd October at ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.
The second game of the three-match Test series will be played from 10th till 14th October at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.The third and final Test between India and South Africa will take at JSCA International Cricket Stadium in Ranchi from 19th till 23rd October.
Last time South Africa toured India in 2015, Virat Kohli-led unit managed to register a comprehensive win in the four-match Test series.
India vs South Africa 2019 Schedule
1st T20I–India vs South Africa
Sunday, September 15 2019, at 01:30 GMT
2nd T20I– India vs South Africa
Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 01:30 GMT
3rd T20I – India vs South Africa
Sunday, September 22, 2019, at 01:30 GMT
1st Test – India vs South Africa
Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at 04:00 GMT
2nd Test– India vs South Africa
Thursday, October 10 , 2019, at 04:00 GMT
3rd Test– India vs South Africa
Saturday, October 2019, 2019, at 04:00 GMT