After conquering the Test series, South Africa are all set to clash with India in the 1st ODI match on Wednesday. This match is scheduled to play at the Boland Park, Paarl in South Africa. The hosts, South Africa will be heading into this match high on confidence after defeating the Indian team in the third Test.
Talking about the Indian team, the Men in Blue will be led by the stand-in skipper KL Rahul, as the newly appointed ODI captain, Rohit Sharma is injured and out of action. It will be interesting to see how the new-look Indian team performs. We can expect a thrilling encounter between these two giants on Wednesday.
South Africa vs India, 1st ODI
Venue: Boland Park, Paarl, South Africa
Date & Time: 19th January, at 2:00 PM IST and 11:30 AM Local Time
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network and Disney+Hotstar
The pitch at this venue looks to be a neutral one. Both the batters and the bowlers have to be at their best on this wicket. As the game progresses, it is expected to become slower and start assisting the spinners as well.
Probable Playing XIs for SA vs IND:
Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Keshav Maharaj
Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul (c), Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal