After the completion of the T20 series between India and South Africa, both teams will play in the 50 over format. India face South Africa in three ODIs and the first match of the series will be played on Thursday. The first ODI is to be played in Lucknow.
In the absence of Rohit Sharma, veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan will lead the Men in Blue in the ODIs against South Africa while Shreyas Iyer will take over as vice-captain.
Apart from Iyer, India’s two other standbys for the T20 World Cup – Ravi Bishnoi and Deepak Chahar – have been named in the squad for the ODI series against South Africa.
The second ODI between India and South Africa will be played in Ranchi and the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi will host the final ODI.
Ahead of Thursday’s first ODI between India and South Africa; Here’s everything you need to know:
When will the first ODI match between India and South Africa be played?
The first ODI between India and South Africa will be played on Thursday, October 6.
Where will the first ODI match between India vs South Africa be played?
The first ODI between India and South Africa will be played at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.
What time will India vs South Africa first ODI start?
The first ODI match between India and South Africa will start at 1:30 PM IST.
Which TV channels will telecast India vs South Africa first ODI match?
The first ODI between India vs South Africa will be televised on Star Sports Network in India.
How do I watch India vs South Africa 1st ODI live streaming?
India vs South Africa 1st ODI will be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar.
India vs South Africa Expected XIs
India Predicted Line-up: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Rajat Patidar, Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Mohammad Siraj, Deepak Chahar.
South Africa Predicted Line-up: Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Reza Hendricks, Aidan Markram, David Miller, Janeman Malan, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Enrique Nortje, Lungi Ngidi.
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