India opt to bat against South Africa in third test
Jan.24 (CRICKETNMORE) - Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa in the third and final test of the series at New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.
Ajinkya Rahane replaces Rohit Sharma and Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes in for Ashwin.
South Africa made one change with Andile Phehluk replacing Keshav Maharaj.
South Africa (Playing XI): Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis(c), Quinton de Kock(w), Vernon Philander, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Lungisani Ngidi
India (Playing XI): Murali Vijay, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Parthiv Patel(w), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah