South Africa opt to bat against India in 2nd test, Playing XI
Jan.13 (CRICKETNMORE) - South Africa captain Faf duPlesis won the toss and opted to bat in the second test against India at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Saturday.
India made three changes - Parthiv Patel replaced W.Saha while KL Rahul & Ishant replaced Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar respectively. For South Africa, injured Dale Steyn is replaced by young Lungi Ngidi who is making his debut.
India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma, Parthiv Patel(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma
South Africa (Playing XI): Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungisani Ngidi, Morne Morkel
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