February 1, 2018 17:16 IST

India vs South Africa 2018, 1st ODI: SA win Toss, Opt to Bat

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The visitors on the other hand, opted to go with the usual combination of two wrist spinners -- Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, alongside the part-time off-spin option of Kedar Jadhav.
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South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat in the opener of the six-match ODI series against India at Kingsmead here on Thursday. With former skipper AB de Villiers being ruled out of the first three matches with a finger injury, the hosts have included Test opener Aiden Markram to bat at the No.4 spot.