India win toss, elect to bat v SA

2015-10-14 09:47
Rohit Sharma (Gallo Images)

Indore - India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat in the second one-day international against South Africa in Indore on Sunday.

The tourists lead the five-match series 1-0 after winning a high-scoring thriller in Kanpur by five runs on Sunday.

South Africa retained the winning combination, while India made three changes, bringing in left-arm slow bowler Axar Patel, seamer Mohit Sharma and veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

The trio replaced the injured Ravichandran Ashwin, leg-spinner Amit Mishra and all-rounder Stuart Binny.

The one-day series will be followed by four Test matches.

India - Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Axar Patel, Harbhajan Singh, Mohit Sharma.

South Africa - AB de Villiers (capt), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, Quinton de Kock, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn.

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK) and Vineet Kulkarni (IND)

TV umpire: CK Nandan (IND)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Tuesday, 17 December 2019
South Africa XI v England XI, , Benoni 10:00
Friday, 20 December 2019
South Africa A v England XI, , Benoni 10:00
Thursday, 26 December 2019
South Africa v England, Centurion 10:00

Following the Proteas' dire tour of India, how will their 4-Test series against England pan out?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.