Cricket South Africa announced a squad who are traveling down under to play test series against Australia in November. The test series contains three test matches and it starts on November 3, 2016 at Perth. South Africa started their home season with ODI series win against the same opponent Australia. After playing ODI series at home, South Africa travels to Australia and playing 3 test matches.
Team Australia has big and busy summer season ahead and it starts with South Africa tour. Here we give you, Schedule of Test series and South African squad which announced on yesterday.
SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF AUSTRALIA – SCHEDULE :
TEST SERIES :
1st Test – November 3 – 7 at WACA, Perth – Starts at 10:30 AM (Local) / 8 AM (IST)
2nd Test – November 12 – 16 at Bellerive Oval, Hobart – Starts at 10:30 AM (Local) / 5 AM (IST)
3rd Test – November 24 – 28 at Adelaide Oval, Adelaide – Starts at 2 PM (Local) / 9 AM (IST) (Day/Night)
SOUTH AFRICA TEST SQUAD :
- Faf du Plessis – Batsman (Capt.)
- Stephen Cook – Batsman
- Dean Elgar – Batsman
- Temba Bavuma – Batsman
- Rilee Rossouw – Batsman
- JP Duminy – All-rounder
- Quinton de Kock – Wicket-keeper Batsman
- Dane Vilas – Wicket-keeper
- Vernon Philander – All-rounder
- Keshav Maharaj – Bowler
- Morne Morkel – Bowler
- Kyle Abbott – Bowler
- Dale Steyn – Bowler
- Kagiso Rabada – Bowler
- Tabraiz Shamsi – Bowler
Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj got place in Test Squad for the first time. If they get chance to play a test, will make their respective debut in Australia. Rilee Rossouw also waiting for his opportunity to play debut test match.
The 3rd test at Adelaide hosts 2nd Day/Night match at venue and it will be South Africa’s first ever Day/Night test.
We will update Australian squad once it announced.