India will tour South Africa for a three-Test, six-ODI and three-Twenty20 series, starting January 5 and it is being touted as the most challenging assignment so far for Kohli as captain.
The Men In Blue will play the first Test on January 5, 2018 in Cape Town. Centurion will hold the second Test between the two countries from January 13, while the third and the final Test of the series is scheduled for January 24.
The India squad for SA Tests
Virat Kohli (Captain), Murali Vijay, KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Parthiv Patel, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah
The cricketers will be playing a warm-up game on December 30-31 at Boland Park, Paarl
India V South Africa schedule