New Delhi. Team India players will not be exempted from the international schedule. The team has to play a total of 10 matches in South Africa (IND vs SA) in December-January. It also includes three tests. This series is part of the World Test Championship. The last bilateral series between the two countries was held in March last year. The three-match ODI series played in India was postponed after a single match due to Corona.
Team India had to go to South Africa to play T20 series in August and again in September-October last year. But in August the series could not happen due to Corona. Then later the series could not be played due to changes in the IPL schedule. Cricket South Africa said that in addition to three Tests, India’s team will play 3 ODIs and 4 T20 matches. However, the venue has not been announced yet.
Series will start from December 17
The series will start with a test match. The first Test will be played from 17 to 21 December, the second Test from 26 to 30 December while the third Test will be played from 3 to 7 January. At the same time, three ODIs will be held on January 11, January 14 and January 16. On the other hand, if we talk about 4 T20 matches, then the matches will be played on January 19, 21, 23 and 26.
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No victory in South Africa
Team India has not won the Test series in South Africa so far. So far 7 test series have been played between the two. South Africa has won 6 series, while one series has been a draw. South Africa won 1-0 in the 4-match series played in 1992-93. 2–0 in 1996–97, 1–0 in 2001–2002, 2–1 in 2006–07, 1–0 in 2013–14 and lastly won South Africa 2–1 in 2017-18 was found. The 3-match series played in 2010-11 was tied at 1-1. In such a situation, Virat Kohli would like to get off the target of winning the series here too.
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