SA vs IND: South Africa announces 21-member Test squad for India series; De Kock, Rabada in

The series will form part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship and will be hosted in three venues -- SuperSport Park, Imperial Wanderers and Six Gun Grill Newlands.

Quinton de Kock

FILE PHOTO: South Africa's Quinton de Kock during a 2019 Test match against India.   -  PTI

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday announced  a 21-member squad that will take on India in three Test matches from December 26 to January 15 in 2022.

The series will form part of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship and will be hosted in three venues -- SuperSport Park, Imperial Wanderers and Six Gun Grill Newlands.

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South Africa's selection panel went with the same core group that successfully toured the West Indies in June this year, adding three others.

Proteas fans will be pleased to see the return of Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock and Anrich Nortje as well as the reintroduction of seamer Duanne Olivier, who has returned to the South African domestic set-up following a prolonged stint in the United Kingdom.

South Africa squad vs India

Dean Elgar (c), Temba Bavuma (vc), Quinton de Kock (wk), Kagiso Rabada, Sarel Erwee, Beuran Hendricks, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Wiaan Mulder, Anrich Nortje, Keegan Petersen, Rassie van der Dussen, Kyle Verreynne, Marco Jansen, Glenton Stuurman, Prenelan Subrayen, Sisanda Magala, Ryan Rickelton, Duanne Olivier.

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