After losing the test series just a few days back men in blue will be back on cricket field today once again as South Africa vs India 1st ODI match is taking place at Boland Park, Paarl. Under the absence of newly appointed ODI captain Rohit Sharma, team India will play today under the leadership of KL Rahul. it will be interesting to see what kind of results this KL-Dravid duo will produce during this ODI series as many hearts got broken after facing those consecutive Johannesburg and Cape Town tests defeats by South Africa earlier this month.
Predicted Playing XI’s:
South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Janneman Malan, Temba Bavuma (C), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
India: KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
South Africa wins the toss and they have elected to bat first
Team Changes News:
For team India All-rounder Venkatesh Iyer is making his ODI debut for today and Shreyas Iyer will bat at no. 4. Two spinners in the playing xi – Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal.
For South Africa Marco Jensen comes in as they don’t have Kagiso Rabada available. Two spinners are playing for Protes as well.
Confirmed Playing XI’s:
South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma(c), David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi
India (Playing XI): KL Rahul(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
Where to watch Live Telecast on TV:
You will be able to watch the live coverage of 1st ODI match between South Africa vs India on 19 January 2022 on the following TV channels – Star Sports 1/1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi/1 HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu and Star Sports 1 Kannada which includes commentary panels in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada.
Live coverage of South Africa vs India 1st ODI match will start from 1:00 PM IST with the Pre match show and the match will begin on 2:00 PM IST.
Where to watch Online Live Streaming:
For online live streaming of South Africa vs India 1st OD match – You need to log-on to the Disney+ Hotstar app.
According to our prediction team India will win the 1st ODI match against South Africa on 19 January 2022. Even after the absence of Rohit Sharma, the limited overs side of India is looking much more superior as compared to inexperienced Proteas team.
South Africa – 296/4 – 50 Overs
India – 265/8 – 50 Overs
South Africa wins the first ODI of India tour of South Africa 2022 by 31 runs