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|Comparison Points||India||South Africa|
Indian and South African cricket teams have faced each other in a total of 87 matches in 50 overs cricket. Out of these 87 matches, India has won 35 while South Africa has won on 49 occasions. 3 matches ended without a result. Will have to see who will win today
|India (IND) Possible Playing11||South Africa (SA) Possible Playing11|
|1.Shikhar Dhawan(C)||1.Janneman Malan|
|2. Shubman Gill||2. Quinton de Kock(WK)|
|3. Ishan Kishan(WK)||3. Temba Bavuma(C)|
|4. Shreyas Iyer||4. Aiden Markram|
|5. Sanju Samson(WK)||5. David Miller|
|6. Rahul Tripathi||6. Heinrich Klaasen(WK)|
|7. Shardul Thakur||7. Dwaine Pretorius|
|8. Deepak Chahar||8. Keshav Maharaj|
|9. Kuldeep Yadav||9. Kagiso Rabada|
|10. Ravi Bishnoi||10. Tabraiz Shamsi|
|11. Mohammed Siraj||11. Anrich Nortje|
India and South Africa last met in the ODI format earlier this year, with Team India going on a Proteas tour in the month of January where India could not win a single match under the captaincy of KL Rahul. While legends like Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah were part of the playing11.
Now once again South Africa has come to India with its full strength and the BCCI has selected a team adorned with young players for the ODI series. Because the main team of Team India will travel to Australia for the T20 World Cup starting on 16 October. So now showing the hosts their strength, the series is going to start with a win, although this task is not going to be so easy.
This is the first match of the 3-match ODI series played between India and South Africa. The Indian team recently defeated the South Africa team 2-1 in the T20 series, although in this series the young players have been given a place in the team instead of the key players of the T20 series. Shikhar Dhawan will be seen leading the Indian team in the ODI series.
On the other hand, South Africa team is expecting good performance from its key players like Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma, David Miller, and Kagiso Rabada in this series. In this series, the young players of the Indian team will have a golden opportunity to prove their talent, both teams would like to start with a win in this ODI series by performing well in this first match.
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IND vs SA Weather Report, Talking about the weather in the first ODI match between India and South Africa (IND vs SA) to be played in Lucknow, the weather is going to be very cold during the match. The cover of clouds will also be seen in the sky. Also, there is full expectation of rain. At the same time, along with cool air, there will be pleasant weather in the field. If it rains, the start of the match may also be delayed.
The minimum temperature will be 23 degree Celsius and the highest temperature is 27 degree Celsius on the day of the match. While the humidity is likely to be 100 percent. At the same time, the wind will blow at a speed of 14 kilometers per hour, while according to the Weather.com website, there is a possibility of 100 percent rain in Lucknow on Thursday. In such a situation, the first ODI match between India and South Africa can also be canceled due to rain.