South Africa vs India, 6th ODI – Toss Report and Playing XI


The Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elect to field first in the 6th One Day International match of Momentum series.

Virat Kohli, India captain: Bowling first. It’s a hard deck again. The new ball will be at play. We want to win, and we would like to challenge ourselves with a chase today. We want to ask our bowlers to do something which may not be the case in a crucnh game. Need to embrace a situation that is a little uncomfortable. Shardul Thakur comes in and Bhuvneshwar has been rested because the workload has taken a toll on his body.

India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni(w), Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Aiden Markram, SOuth African captain: We weren’t too phased about what we were going to do today.We are striving towards putting a perfect game together. Definitely looking to get a good score and Centurion is a good batting wicket. Four changes: Morris back in the team along with Behardein, Tahir, Zondo.

South Africa (Playing XI): Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram(c), AB de Villiers, Khaya Zondo, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel, Lungisani Ngidi


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