The South Africa team, led by Graeme Smith, among the favourites to win the cricket World Cup, arrived here at the renovated M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.
The South Africans are placed in Group B along with India, England, the West Indies, Bangladesh, Ireland and the Netherlands.
They will play a warm up match against Zimbabwe here on February 12. Their opening match is against the West Indies atFeroz Shah Kotla ground in New Delhi on February 24.
Squad: Graeme Smith (C), Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, ABde Villiers, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Morne van Wyk (wk),Colin Ingram, Johan Botha, Imran Tahir, Robin Peterson, MorneMorkel, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe.