After a successful home season, winning 37 matches of all formats of cricket in 2017, the Indian team is headed to South Africa for three-match test series starting from 5th January expected to face a tough challenge.
But it is believed by many cricket experts that this is the best Indian team fully equipped with all basics including top quality batting, all-rounders, genuine spinners, a battery of pacers for the first time ever in Indian cricket and an aggressive captain who is leading from the front.
It promises to be a mouth-watering clash between top two test teams of the world. India has won only 2 test matches in South Africa. Their best result came in 2010/11 when they drew the series 1-1.
Here we look at the 5 reasons why this Indian test team could win test series in South Africa