India began their overseas campaign today.
South Africa targets to settle the score of 3-0 loss against India in India.
The 3 match test series between India and South Africa kick off today.The 1st match will be played at Newlands, Cape Town. India is currently no1 in the test ranking which is followed by South Africa at the no2 position. Home team SA wants to take revenge for their humiliating loss in 2015 series against India in rank turner.
India knows what will be served to them in South Africa. That’s why they are Preparing very hard and try to cover every aspect of the game. India goes with full pack squad. It will be noted as most balanced squad India ever have in an overseas tour.
South Africa looked powerpack on the paper. The condition belongs to them. They have an advantage over India.The home team went with 15 player squad. Dale Steyn’s comeback would be delayed.
What to expect from the pitch:
The pitch of Newland is considered as the most balanced wicket to play. It offers Some movement and carries good bounce. The batsman can play their shot after spending some time on the pitch.
Note: The match will start at 10:30 local time; 14:00 IST