The South Africa team, led by Graeme Smith, among the favourites to win the cricket World Cup, arrived here Wednesday ahead of their Saturday's warm-up match with Zimbabwe at the renovated M.A. Chidambaram Stadium.
The South Africans are placed in Group B along with hosts India and Bangladesh alongwith England, the West Indies, Ireland and the Netherlands.
The South African side is scheduled to play the West Indies in their opening league match in New Delhi on February 24.
The team: Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (wk), JP Duminy, Francois du Plessis, Morne van Wyk, Colin Ingram, Johan Botha, Imran Tahir, Robin Peterson, Morne Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe.