The first test match of two test matches series between South Africa and India will start from Wednesday at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
With winning all matches played at home since 2011 South Africa looks to be the favorite team.
India will play their first test matches after Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement. Sachin had retired from Test matches after his 200th test match played against West Indies Mumbai last month.
It is expected that Virat Kohli will play in the fourth number in batting order while their bowling attack seems to be good after vetran fast bowler Zaheer Khan’s return in the squad.
South Africa Playing eleven :- 1 Graeme Smith (capt) 2 Alviro Petersen, 3 Hashim Amla 4 Jacques Kallis, 5 AB de Villiers (wk), 6 Faf du Plessis, 7 JP Duminy 8 Vernon Philander, 9 Dale Steyn, 10 Morne Morkel, 11 Imran Tahir
India Probable team :- 1 Murali Vijay, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Cheteshwar Pujara, 4 Virat Kohli, 5 Rohit Sharma, 6 Ajinkya Rahane, 7 Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt & wk), 8 Ravichandran Ashwin, 9 Ishant Sharma, 10 Zaheer Khan, 11 Mohammed Shami