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The only likely member of their Test starting eleven missing from the warm-up match is opening batsman David Warner.
The Aussies will bank upon on their aggressive pace trio of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins in South Africa.
Paceman Jackson Bird was ruled out of Australia's Test squad for South Africa with a hamstring injury and replaced by fellow speedster Chadd Sayers.
Sabbir, who played 10 Tests to score 480 runs at an average of 26.66, was ignored for the first game after he failed to live up to expectations in the one-day tri-series last month.
India skipper Virat Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri are naturally unhappy with the sudden downturn in the fortunes of their team in South Africa after an extended honeymoon back home, where they looked i
The senior off-spinner was of the opinion that a few players could have gone to South Africa early. If not Dharamsala could have been a great place for preparation.
India vs South Africa Test series: Shame to exclude Rahane, Bhuvneshwar, says former player Manoj Prabhakar
The former all-rounder said he would drop any player at his dispense to include a bowler of Bhuvneshwar's quality.
India’s limited overs specialist Yuzvendra Chahal is looking forward to the challenge of facing South Africa in their own backyard.
Reminding the critics that it is the first "real overseas tour" for Kohli as skipper, Bhaji opinioned it is a great learning curve.
Rabada said that India are too reliant on skipper Virat Kohli, who scored his 21st Test hundred at Centurion.
Saini took over 30 wickets in a sensational Ranji season, the highlight of which was him running through a strong Bengal line-up in the semifinals.
South Africa Test series: MS Dhoni asks to look at positives, happy that bowlers took all 20 wickets
Dhoni said the fact that Indian bowlers are taking 20 wickets in a match is a sign that the side is never too far from a win.
You don’t need mind, face or body readers to study a winning captain or the vanquished in cricket.
The Proteas' skipper expressed concern about the pitch and compared it to the raging turners in the 2015 series.
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has been fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while his players have received 20 per cent fines.