The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the 17-member Indian team for the tour of South Africa.
Right now the Indian team is playing the last match of the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli's team will leave for South Africa on December 30, where they will play 3 Tests, 6 ODIs and 3 T20 matches.
Test series will be played in Cape Town on January 5 while the ODI series will be played from February 1 to 16. The T20 series will be played from 18th to 24th February.
Two players have returned in the form of Parthiv Patel and Hardik Pandya in the team for the Test team, so Jaspreet Bumrah has also got a place in the team as a fast bowler.
Indian Test Team: Virat Kohli, Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Rohit Sharma, Riddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Parthiv Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jaspreet BumrahImage Copyright: www.india.in www.twitter.in