Rabada returns as SA bowl; Bavuma out injured

Toss South Africa selected to bowl vs India

South Africa made a change in captain however not a change in technique as Keshav Maharaj known as accurately and opted to chase, for the fifth match in succession, following the strategy utilized by Temba Bavuma. South Africa’s white-ball captain was pressured out of the finale after injuring his left elbow within the fourth match on Friday. Phrase from the South African camp is that he’s responding effectively to therapy, however not effectively sufficient to play on this match.

Bavuma’s absence meant one other alternative for Reeza Hendricks to open the batting alongside Quinton de Kock, and was considered one of three modifications to the workforce that misplaced in Rajkot. Kagiso Rabada, who sat out on Friday with a niggle, returned to the assault whereas Lungi Ngidi stored his spot, displacing Tabraiz Shamsi. Tristan Stubbs, who debuted in Delhi and didn’t bat, returned to the XI instead of Marco Jansen. That meant South Africa have been taking part in an additional batter and lowered their bowling choices to 4 seamers and one specialist spinner, regardless that the pitch seemed prefer it might have some help for spinners.

India have caught to the identical workforce all through the collection and after pulling off two consecutive wins, they made no modifications to their XI, which meant Umran Malik won’t debut on this collection. If India win this match, they would be the first workforce to realize a T20I collection victory after going 2-0 down in a five-match collection.

After a moist build-up to the decider, circumstances in Bengaluru have been match for play however rain was forecast in patches all through the night.

India: 1 Ishan Kishan, 2 Ruturaj Gaikwad, 3 Shreyas Iyer, 4 Rishabh Pant (capt, wk), 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Dinesh Karthik, 7 Axar Patel, 8 Harshal Patel, 9 Avesh Khan, 10 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal

South Africa: 1 Quinton de Kock, 2 Reeza Hendricks, 3 Rassie van der Dussen, 4 David Miller, 5 Heinrich Klaasen (wk), 6 Dwaine Pretorius, 7 Tristan Stubbs, 8 Kagiso Rabada, 9 Keshav Maharaj (capt), 10 Anrich Nortje, 11 Lungi Ngidi

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