India’s dream to conquer the ‘Final Frontier’ prolonged after they lost the recently-concluded three-match Test series against South Africa 2-1 from a position of strength despite drawing first blood in the series-opener at Centurion. With the Test series behind them, the focus now shifts towards the three-match ODI series starting Wednesday, January 19. As both teams look forward to renewing their rivalry in the 50-overs format, here’s a look at the dates, live streaming details & more.
As far as the schedule of the South Africa-India ODI series is concerned, the first ODI will be played at Boland Park in Paarl on January 19. Even the second One Day International will be played at the same venue two days later i.e. on January 21. However, the third and final match of the series will be contested at Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on January 23.
KL Rahul will be leading the Indian team in the ODI series whereas, Temba Bavuma would be the Proteas skipper. Without further ado, here’s a look at both squads.
India squad KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini.
South Africa squad Temba Bavuma (C), Zubayr Hamza, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Marco Jansen, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Quinton de Kock, Kyle Verreynne, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Star Sports is the official broadcaster of the ongoing India tour of South Africa. The matches can also be live-streamed on Disney+ Hotstar. All three ODI games are scheduled to begin at 1400hrs IST. The passionate cricket fans in South Africa can catch the live-action of the One Day International series on SuperSport. The cricket enthusiasts in the UK catch watch South Africa vs India ODI series live on SkySports Cricket whereas, those in the United States and Canada can watch the same on Willow TV.