The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between India and South Africa will be played in Southampton sometime. Talking about the World Cup, India’s record against South Africa has been very scary. But considering the current form, India’s stance is visible in South Africa.
South Africa has lost in England and the second match against Bangladesh in their first match in the World Cup in 2019. Now the defeat against Team India will make it difficult for this tournament. In this match, South Africa will be happy to win. Let’s take a look at India’s Playing XI-
Opener: Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will be the opening opener. Both of these teams can give India a strong start.
South Africa win the toss and elect to bat first against
Number 3: Captain Virat Kohli can come off to bat at No. 3.
Number 4: KL Rahul can get the chance at number 4. His success as a No. 4 batsman in T-20 International cannot be ignored.
Number 5 and wicketkeeper: Dhoni can come off to bat on number 5. It will also be the responsibility of the wicketkeeping on them.
Number 6 and 7: Kedar Jadhav will come to bat on number 6. Kedar Jadhav has not only played many useful innings in the lower order for the team India by the bat but when India was looking for a wicket on many delicate occasions in the middle overs, they have only given success to the team. Hardik Pandya will be in the role of an all-rounder in this match, as well as bowling medium pace and strengthening the batting line-up of Team India at No. 7.
Spin department: Yuswendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have got the chance in this match.
Pacer: Fast bowlers have been changed. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been included in the place of Mohammed Shami, who will accompany Jaspreet Bumrah.
India (Playing XI) : Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (captain), KL Rahul, MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuswendra Chahal, Jaspreet Bumrah.