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India Tour of South Africa Test Series 2023 – 24 – Squads and Prediction

It’s been 31 years, since Indian cricket team has been touring South Africa since 1992-93, however, till now Indian cricket team has failed to win even a single series out of 8 series played till now in South Africa. Let’s see the results of Individual series below:

India Tour of South Africa Test Series 2023 – 24

  • 1992-93 – 4 Test matches – South Africa 1 and India 0
  • 1996-97 – 3 Test matches – South Africa 2 and India 0 (India did well in the first test match in this series, however batters could not perform up to the task. But, in the 3rd test match India was very close to winning but weather played a part in denying Indian cricket team a victory.
  • 2001-02 – It was a 3 test match series but one of the test matches was not counted due to a huge controversy, this series India lost 1-0 but it was much closer fought series.
  • 2006-07 – 3 Test matches – Indian cricket team had taken lead winning the first test match, and Indian cricket team was a better team but due to couple of bad sessions, Indian cricket team lost this series. Indian cricket team lost by 1-2.
  • 2010-11 – 3 Test matches – The first drawn series and it was a very closely fought series and Indian cricket team came from behind after losing the first test and Indian cricket team denied series victory at home to the South African team.
  • 2013 – 2 Test matches – Though Indian cricket team drew the first test match but lost the second test match quite convincingly. This was one of the weakest Indian cricket team of that time. Indian cricket team was never in the competition.
  • 2017-18 – 3 Test matches – Indian cricket team should have won this series 3-0 however, they lost the series 2-1 to South Africa but Indian cricket team lost 2 test matches chasing moderate totals, which they should have chased easily.
  • 2021-22 – 3 Test matches – Though the score line reads 2-1 Indian cricket team was in turmoil and it was a miracle that Indian cricket team could win even a single test match.

Now let’s look at both the squads and predict how, they will perform in the upcoming series:

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India Tour of South Africa Test Series 2023 – 24 – Squads

Indian Squad:

  • Rohit Sharma – We expect him to fail in this series.
  • Shubham Gill – The young prince should be very effective in this series.
  • Yashasvi Jaiswal – We don’t expect him to get a chance to play in this series.
  • Virat Kohli – He will be the super star of this series; we are expecting minimum of 3 centuries from his bat in the series.
  • Shreyas Iyer – He will be a total failure.
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad – He will be an important player in the Indian batting team.
  • R Ashwin – We don’t expect him to play, but if he plays, will be moderately successful
  • Ravindra Jadeja – Failure
  • Ishan Kishan – If he gets a chance to play, he will do well in the series.
  • K L Rahul – Fail
  • Shardul Thakur – Fail
  • Mohammad Siraj – He will go great in the series.
  • Mukesh Kumar – He should not play in the series.
  • Jasprit Bumrah – We expect the leader of the pack to give a knockout punch.
  • Prasidh K – Total Failure.
  • Mohammad Shami – He will be exceptional in the series.

India Tour of South Africa Test Series 2023 – 24 – Prediction

We are expecting Indian cricket team to win the series 2-0 and open their account in South Africa. It will end 31 years of draught for Indian cricket team in test matches.

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