South Africa vs India ODI Series 2023

The cricket governing body of both South Africa and India has shown the green signal for the India tour of South Africa in 2023/24. South Africa will welcome the Indian cricket team in the month of December to contest a South Africa vs India ODI series 2023.  The SA vs Ind ODI series 2023 will begin its journey with the first ODI on 17 December at Wanderers Cricket Ground, Johannesburg. The second match of the series was contested on 19 December at St George's Park Cricket Ground, Gqebera. Both nations will move to Boland Park, Paarl in order to play the last match on 21 December.

Rohit Sharma will most possibly take charge of the Indian squad under the coaching of Rahul Dravid. On the other hand, Temba Bavuma will take responsibility as captain for the South African team under the mentorship of Rob Walter as a head coach. Currently, India is in the 3rd position in the ICC ODI team ranking whereas South Africa is holding the 6th position in the list.

The last time India went to South Africa for the ODI series was in 2021/22 when South Africa defeated Team India very badly by 3-0. Quinton de Kock emerged as the leading scorer with 229 runs whereas  Andile Phehlukwayo became the leading wicket-taker by taking 6 wickets in that series.

The last time, India won the ODI series against South Africa in South Africa was in 2017/18. In that series, India defeated South Africa by a big margin of 5-1 and Virat Kohli became the top scorer with 558 runs whereas Kuldeep Yadav became the leading wicket-taker with 17 wickets.

In terms of head-to-head in ODI, South Africa and India have met on 90 occasions where South Africa dominated India by winning 50 matches whereas India could achieve victory in 37 matches. Overall, India has appeared in 1,032 ODIs as of August 2023 where they achieved victory in 541 while losing 439 matches. On the other hand, South Africa has contested 654 ODIs where they came out victorious in 399 matches and faced defeat in 228 matches.

So it would be interesting to watch how India will perform to continue its ODI series winning chain.

Series Result India Won the 3 Match ODI Series By 2-1
Player Of the Series Arshdeep Singh
Start Date 2023-12-17
End Date 2023-12-21
Host Country South Africa


South Africa vs India 1st ODI Match 2023
Match 1
Date - 2023-12-17
Day - Sunday
Time - 10:00(Local)

South Africa
Player of the Match
Arshdeep Singh
India Venue
The Wanderers Stadium
South Africa vs India 2nd ODI Match 2023
Match 2
Date - 2023-12-19
Day - Tuesday
Time - 13:00(Local)

South Africa
Player of the Match
Tony de Zorzi
India Venue
St Georges Park
South Africa vs India 3rd ODI Match 2023
Match 3
Date - 2023-12-21
Day - Thursday
Time - 13:00(Local)

South Africa
Player of the Match
Sanju Samson
India Venue
Boland Park
India South Africa


India Team Squad
Axar Patel Yuzvendra Chahal Sanju Samson KL Rahul
Kuldeep Yadav Shreyas Iyer Washington Sundar Ruturaj Gaikwad
Avesh Khan Arshdeep Singh Rinku Singh Rajat Patidar
Sai Sudharsan Tilak Varma Akash Deep Mukesh Kumar

South Africa Team Squad
David Miller Rassie van der Dussen Keshav Maharaj Reeza Hendricks
Lizaad Williams Beuran Hendricks Andile Phehlukwayo Tabraiz Shamsi
Heinrich Klaasen Aiden Markram Kyle Verreynne Wiaan Mulder
Ottniel Baartman Nandre Burger Tony de Zorzi Mihlali Mpongwana