AB de Villiers retirement from international cricket earlier this year means that the league will be his only appearances on South African fields this season.
Steyn, 35, was named in the 15-man squad which includes young stars Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi, as well as returning fast bowling all-rounder Chris Morris, who has recovered from a lower back injury.
India vs South Africa: Christiaan Jonker, JP Duminy score highest for hosts; Heinrich Klaasen disappoints in 3rd T20I
Although South Africa tried their best and fought till the end, India were just too good for them as they fell short of their target of 173 runs by eight runs. Let us look at how all the Proteas fared in this match.
India vs South Africa: Farhaan Behardien says batsmen have to be smart with shot selection in Newlands T20I
South Africa's Farhaan Behardien reckons that the batsmen will have to be smart with shot-selection since big hits won't be easy to execute at at the bigger Newlands in the series-deciding third Twenty20 at Cape Town on Saturday.
India vs South Africa: Once the gold standard for fielding, Proteas’ aura in the field quickly diminishing
It is evident that South Africa have a slew of batting and bowling concerns, but the elephant in the room is fielding and they need to work on it on a priority basis.
India's domination in limited overs cricket rolled on unabated as they cantered to a 28-run victory over South Africa in the first T20 International, grabbing a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Johannesburg on Sunday.
India vs South Africa: Faf du Plessis ruled out of ongoing ODI and upcoming T20 series due to finger injury
Du Plessis is now facing a race against time to be fit for the first Test against Australia starting in Durban on 1 March.
South Africa vs Bangladesh: New captain Shakib Al Hasan hopes to revive Tigers' sinking fortunes in T20I series
Shakib Al Hasan will be Bangladesh’s third captain on a disappointing tour of South Africa as they seek to regain some pride in two Twenty20 internationals
Iyer, who did not score a half century in four round robin games, anchored the chase alongside Tamil Nadu captain Vijay Shankar to guide India 'A' to victory in 46.5 overs
India A vs South Africa A: Manish Pandey's fifty in vain as Dwaine Pretorius leads Proteas to victory
Skipper Manish Pandey (55) emerged as the top-scorer for India A before they were bundled out for 152 in 41.5 overs.
It would, for the sheer theatre, be a joy to see Pietersen back in international cricket. If he did make it to 2019 World Cup with South Africa, it would actually be operatic
England vs South Africa, 1st T20I: AB de Villiers vows to fight back after Proteas' crushing defeat to hosts
AB de Villiers scored 65 and was part of an unbroken partnership of 110 with Farhaan Behardien as South Africa posted 142 for 3 against England.
England vs South Africa, 1st T20I: Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow power hosts to a thumping 9-wicket win
South Africa failed to get the boost they were looking for against England, after their first-round exit at the Champions Trophy one-day international tournament.
De Villiers takes over from Faf du Plessis, who has returned home, following South Africa's group-stage exit from the Champions Trophy, to attend the birth of his first child.
The South African selectors have rested most of their leading players, including regular T20 international captain du Plessis. The team will be led by all-rounder Farhaan Behardien.
Temba Bavuma made a century on his one-day international debut to set up a comfortable 206-run win for South Africa in a one-off one-day international against Ireland at Willowmoore Park on Sunday.
Kagiso Rabada and Farhaan Behardien led a brilliant display by South Africa, lifting the Proteas to a 47-run win over Australia in the ODI tri-series.
KXIP can reflect on back to back last-place finishes, the first IPL team to ever achieve that dubious honour.
World T20 Preview: Full of talent and experience, South Africa are right up there with favourites India
If Leonardo DiCaprio can finally win an Oscar, South Africa win an ICC trophy.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers blamed his batting unit for their 22-run defeat to India in the second cricket ODI here today, saying the batsmen should take responsibility for their inability to chase down what was a "below par score" on the placid wicket at Holkar Stadium.