India’s two-match Test series away to South Africa begins on Wednesday, December 18, with the first game played at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
However, the tourists have plenty of issues as they prepare to don their whites and take on the best Test side in the world on their home turf.
Here are five questions that the Indians must consider ahead of what is a crucial couple of games between Test cricket’s No. 1 and No. 2 sides.