India tour of South Africa 2017-18

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 India tour of South Africa 2017-18

 

India has definitely shown their ability at home, however, now it’s a great opportunity to prove that they can perform far from home too. Indian cricket team won the first test against South Africa in 2006-07,
Sreesanth bowled magnificent spell 5/40. The result was South Africa lost the test by 123 runs.
But India could not hold its advantage 1-0, it lost next two test matches.    ‎India played its first T20 match against South Africa in this visit and won its first ever t20 match.

‎the big controversy in South Africa tour was Sachin got suspension during the second test match, allegedly tampering with the ball in 2001-02 series.

‎At last the match referee was changed. The third test was played as an unofficial match because the decision changing of the referee did not come from ICC.
‎another interesting point was Virender Sehwag played his first test against South Africa and he made his first century in this tour.

The 2010-11 test, series was the only best series by the Indian side. This series was   drawn 1-1
the test series which was scheduled for January 2018 would be the first test match for Virat Kohli as captain in overseas.

According to the previous schedule, there have been 2warm-up matches for India, later it was modified India practice sessions.

‎India tour of South Africa  test match schedule

India vs South Africa, 1st Test
Cape Town
January 5-9

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test
Centurion
January 13-17

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test
Johannesburg
January 24-28

  ODI Series

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI
Durban (day-night)
February 1

India vs South Africa, 2nd ODI
Centurion (day)
February 4

India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI
Cape Town (day-night)
February 7

India vs South Africa, 4th ODI
Johannesburg (day-night)
February 10

India vs South Africa, 5th ODI
Port Elizabeth (day-night)
February 13

India vs South Africa, 6th ODI
Centurion (day-night)
February 16

  T20 Series

India vs South Africa, 1st T20
Johannesburg (day)
February 18

India vs South Africa, 2nd T20
Centurion (day-night)
February 21

India vs South Africa, 3rd T20
Cape Town (day-night)
February 24



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