BCCI confirmed that Team India will be touring South Africa for sure to play three Tests and three ODIs. However, the T20I series will be postponed to a later date. The detailed schedule will be out in a few days. Meanwhile, it is being heard that the selection committee is planning to choose a total of 20 players for both series.
It is being reported that a total of 20 players will be selected for both the Test and ODI series. Some of those players will be selected from India A team which is currently touring South Africa for an unofficial Test series. Virat Kohli will be leading the Test side. It is being heard that BCCI is planning to give ODI captaincy charges to Rohit Sharma but nothing is confirmed yet. If Rohit Sharma doesn’t get appointed as the white ball captain, Kohli will lead the team for the ODI series as well.
Most likely, Hanuma Vihari may get selected from the India A team which is currently touring South Africa. Fans are predicting that the 20 members will most likely be KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Chateshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Hanuma Vihari, Rishab Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj and Umesh Yadav.
Anyways, we have to wait for a few more days to know the exact players who will be touring the African continent.