Team India: The first match of the three-match Test series between India and South Africa will be played in Centurion from today. The Indian team has not been able to win the Test series on South African soil for the last 29 years, so this time the eyes of the team will be on creating history. Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, the Indian team will try to make this series memorable. Team India seems to be in good rhythm at the moment. All the cricket legends also feel that India is capable of winning this series.
Mayank and Rahul can open
Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul can be seen opening for the Indian team. Recently, Rohit Sharma was out of this series due to injury. Apart from this, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli can work to strengthen the team in the middle order. Both the players are very experienced and the team is expected to benefit from this. All the players of the team are in good form. The team’s performance against New Zealand was good.
India’s Probable Playing XI
KL Rahul (Vice-Captain), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rishabh Pant (WK), Shardul Thakur, R Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj.
Probable playing XI of South Africa
Dean Elgar (c), Aiden Markram, Keegan Pietersen, Rasi van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Viaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Duane Olivier, Lungi Ngidi.