The first match of the India vs SA ODI series will be played on Wednesday, after losing the test series, the India team wants to win this series.
A lot of things are transposed compared to the test series because now we are not going to see Virat Kohli as team captain.
The team will start their campaign under the leadership of Rahul.
Now watch XI play and live stream this match in this article.
India vs SA ODI Series 1 Match Preview
After taking the ODI team captaincy from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma was given this responsibility.
Due to injury Rohit is not part of the team on the South African tour and in his absence KL Rahul in the ODI series will lead the team.
Kohli will be seen playing on the pitch captained by a player other than Dhoni.
The first two matches of the series will be played at Boland Park in Paarl, while the third match will be played at Newlands, Cape Town on January 23.
Playing Xi from the first match of the India vs SA ODI series
KL Rahul (centre), Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli,
Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Chahar, the famous Krishna, Shardul Thakur,
Yuzvendra Chahal, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Siraj, Jayant Yadav and Navdeep Saini.
Temba Bavuma (C), Keshav Maharaj, Quinton de Kock, Jaaneman Malan, Zubair Hamza, Marco Janssen,
Sisanda Magala, Wayne Parnell, Aidan Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwayne Pretorius,
Kagiso Rabada, Kyle Verne, Tabrez Shamsi, Rasi van der Dussen.
Live stream and other information of India vs SA ODI series
The first ODI match between India and South Africa starts at 2 pm India time.
The first ODI match between India and South Africa is played at the Boland Park Stadium in Paarl.
The first ODI match between India and South Africa is broadcast on Star Sports Network.
You can watch live streams from India and South Africa on Hotstar.
India vs SA ODI Series Head to Head Stats
According to the statistics, they both play 84 matches in total, where India won 35 matches and SA won 46 matches and 3 matches draw.
If India chooses to bat first, India won 18 and SA won 23 matches.
On the other hand, choosing the bat as the second option, India won 17 matches and SA won 23 matches.