India takes on South Africa in the first Test from February 6. Much is at stake in the two-match series, with India looking to defend its No 1 Test ranking from the Proteas who are in second place, just five rating points behind.
With South Africa Captain Graeme Smith declaring that his team will leave no stone unturned to regain the number one tag, the upcoming series holds much promise.
After the South African series, it's time for the IPL. Yes, the third edition of the Twenty20 extravaganza, where eight teams -- and some new faces -- will battle it out for over a month.
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