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Mishra replaces Yadav, Proteas to bat first at Rajkot


Rajkot, Oct.18 : South Africa won the toss and have opted to bat first in the third ODI of the five-match series against India here at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday.

India, who are brimming with confidence after their morale boosting win at Indore, have called in leg spinner Amit Mishra for Umesh Yadav, thus strengthening their spin bowling department.

On the other hand, the visitors have gone with the same team that had featured in the second ODI.

India Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni (captain), Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Singh, , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohit Sharma, Amit Mishra, Axar Patel

South Africa Playing XI

Quinton de Kock , Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers (capt), JP Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir.(ANI)

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