The highly anticipated three-match ODI series between India and South Africa is set to kick off this Sunday at the iconic Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Cricket enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the clash between these two formidable teams on the renowned South African turf.
In the upcoming ODI series, Team India, captained by KL Rahul, seeks victory against South Africa led by Aiden Markram. This face-off marks the first meeting in the ODI format since the 2023 World Cup, where Rohit Sharma led India to triumph over South Africa. The 1-1 draw in the T20 series sets the stage for an intense battle as both teams vie for supremacy in the one-day format.
Match: India vs South Africa , 1st ODI Match
Venue: New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Date & Time: Thursday , December 17, 1.30pm
The Wanderers Stadium offers a batting-friendly wicket, providing an advantage to batters. As the match progresses, pacers could find support in the latter half, while spinners are likely to play a crucial role during the middle overs.
Toss and Match Prediction
TOSS WINNER TEAM OF TODAY ‘S MATCH WILL BE INDIA
AND MATCH WINNER TEAM SOUTH AFRICA …. CRICCHAMP Opinion
Probable 11 India vs South Africa
South Africa: Reeza Hendricks, Tony de Jorzi, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram (captain), Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Berger, Lizaad Williams.
India: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudarshan, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh.