New Zealand players arrived in Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday for the ICC World Cup warm-up match.
The two-time runners-up will take on South Africa in a practice match at the Greenfield International Stadium on Monday.
Black Caps outplayed Pakistan by five wickets in their first warm-up fixture in Hyderabad on Friday.
The South Africa-Afghanistan match was washed out due to incessant rain in the Kerala capital on Friday.
All the warm-up games are day-night fixtures and will start at 2 pm (IST).
The World Cup begins on Thursday with New Zealand meeting England in a repat of the 2019 final.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson will miss the opening match.