India skipper Virat Kohli gained the toss and opted to bat first in opposition to South Africa within the 3rd and ultimate Take a look at at Ranchi on Saturday.
India, who lead the three-match sequence 2-Zero, passed a Take a look at debut to left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem, resting speedy bowler Ishant Sharma.
Determined to win the toss, Faf du Plessis introduced in Temba Bavuma as ‘proxy captain’ to make the decision. However the success was once now not on his aspect both, because the coin as soon as once more landed in choose of Kohli.
The incident left captain Kohli and presenter Murali Karthik giggling.
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South Africa have introduced in Heinrich Klaasen, George Linde, Lungi Ngidi, Zubayr Hamza, and Dane Piedt within the taking part in XI.
Excluding the injured opener Aiden Markram, they’ve disregarded Vernon Philander, Theunis de Bruyn, Senuran Muthusamy, and Keshav Maharaj.
India: Virat Kohli (c), Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shahbaz Nadeem, Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami.
South Africa: Faf du Plessis (c), Dean Elgar, Quinton de Kock, Zubayr Hamza, Temba Bavuma, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), George Linde, Dane Piedt, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Lungi Ngidi.