World Cup 2019 — India vs South Africa: Here's India's likely Playing XI

First Published 5, Jun 2019, 9:25 AM IST

Southampton: Finally, the day has arrived. India will get their ICC World Cup 2019 campaign underway today (June 5) in Southampton against South Africa. Virat Kohli and his men carry a billion hopes as they aim to bring the trophy home. With Kedar Jadhav declared fit and KL Rahul in form, Kohli’s choice of playing 11 for the opener should be easy, but picking an extra paceman would depend on the conditions at the Hampshire Bowl stadium. Here is the likely playing 11 for India.

1. Rohit Sharma (vice-captain)

1. Rohit Sharma (vice-captain)

2. Shikhar Dhawan

2. Shikhar Dhawan

3. Virat Kohli (captain)

3. Virat Kohli (captain)

4. KL Rahul

4. KL Rahul

5. Kedar Jadhav

5. Kedar Jadhav

6. MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper)

6. MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper)

7. Hardik Pandya

7. Hardik Pandya

8. Kuldeep Yadav

8. Kuldeep Yadav

9. Yuzvendra Chahal

9. Yuzvendra Chahal

10. Mohammed Shami

10. Mohammed Shami

11. Jasprit Bumrah

11. Jasprit Bumrah

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