India vs South Africa 4th ODI: Probable Playing XI
After losing the Test series against South Africa, India have bounced back in style in the limited overs format, by winning the first 3 ODIs. Virat Kohli and his men are now eyeing their first series triumph in the backyard of the Proteas, come the 4th ODI on Saturday. Here is probable playing XI for both the sides, for the upcoming fixture.
South Africa get the boost with the return of ABD
The action resumes at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg and the home-side will be under extreme pressure to win their first game of the series. A loss in the 4th ODI would mean South Africa will be dethroned from the number one ODI ranking by the men in blue. However, the injury-ridden hosts will get a shot in the arm with the return of ABD.
Kohli, Kuldeep & Chahal cream of the crop for India
India have dominated the series, thanks to the supreme form of Kohli who has already scored two hundreds in the series. Opener Dhawan has been in good nick and can be trusted with the responsibility of getting India off to a good start. The revelation of the series has been the deadly spin duo of Kuldeep and Chahal who are the top wicket-takers.
Can ABD change South Africa's fortunes?
AB de Villiers will return from injury to play his first match of the ODI series. Aiden Markram will continue to captain the side in the 4th ODI. Playing XI: Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Imran Tahir.
India's probable line-up for 4th ODI
India have found their winning XI and are unlikely to tinker with their line-up. While Rohit's form is the only concern for India, he is expected to start the game alongside Shikhar Dhawan. Kohli, Rahane, Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Pandya form India's middle order. Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah will be the two pacers in the side while Kuldeep Yadav and Chahal complete the XI.