South Africa Tour of India 2015

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South Africa Tour of India 2015

South Africa Tour of India 2015

South Africa tour of India, 2015

It is time for more cricket as South Africa would be taking on India in the upcoming series starting from September 29. In total, three T20 internationals, five one day internationals and four test matches. This would be the longest tour of South Africa to India as the whole tour will be of 72 days long running from September to December 2015. The tour will also feature first time four test match series between India and South Africa.

India south africa series 2015 schedule

In total 12 International games will be played including three T20, five ODI and four test matches in 72 days. Apart from it, there will T20 tour game, team building session and another tour match for South African team before the start of test match series.

  • September 29: T20 tour game, Delhi
  • October 2: 1st T20I, Dharamsala (D/N)
  • October 5: 2nd T20I, Cuttack (D/N)
  • October 8: 3rd T20I, Kolkata (D/N)
  • October 11: 1st ODI, Kanpur
  • October 14: 2nd ODI, Indore (D/N)
  • October 18: 3rd ODI, Rajkot (D/N)
  • October22: 4th ODI, Chennai (D/N)
  • October 25: 5th ODI, Mumbai (D/N)
  • October 26-27: Team-building session, Goa
  • October 30-31: Tour match v Board President’s XI, Mumbai
  • November 5-9: 1st Test, Mohali
  • November 14-18: 2nd Test, Bangalore
  • November 25-29: 3rd Test, Nagpur
  • December 3-7: 4th Test, Delhi

SA vs IND series named as Mahatama Gandhi- Nelson Mandela Series

 As per the latest news, BCCI and Cricket South Africa have decided to rename the upcoming series as Mahatma Gandhi- Nelson Mandela. On the other hand, test matches will be named as Freedom trophy. These changes have been made in order to give tribute to great leaders from India and South Africa. This decision was taken jointly by BCCI and CSA as an appeal to citizens from both countries to imbibe the ideals and follow the path shown by them. Apart from this, AB Devillers will be playing his 100th Test match as he will play the second test match in India.

 india south africa 2015 squad

Team Squads of both the teams have not been announced as of now but both teams would be going with the tested combination as this series would be very crucial for both. South Africa team would be looking to play more or less the same team which played in Bangladesh while India will also be looking to play the unchanged side which played against Sri Lanka. There could be some changes as per the requirement of format as selections of team will be done as per match format.

Match Preview

 Both teams had good performances in the past and would be looking to bank on them. South Africa team had a good tour of Bangladesh in which they face a lot of difficulties but emerged as winners. On the other hand, India also displayed a lot of fight back under the captaincy of Virat Kohli as they were able to win test series with 2-1. The series is expected to bring a tough fight as both the nations are having good players and balanced sides in their team. It would be hard to predict which team will come on top. You can enjoy the matches between these two sides either by watching live telecast of wait for the watches to be played in the stadium near you. It would be a great chance to watch these matches. You can even watch online streaming or live telecast on Star Sports or Ten sports.

South Africa would be touring India with an ambition to win matches. It would be a tough fight between these two strong sides. So make sure that you free your calendar and watch the complete series live.

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