India elect to bat in second SAfrica ODI

GWALIOR: India won the toss and elected to bat first in the second one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday.

The tourists made three changes for the day-night match in their bid to square the three-match series after losing the opener by one run on Sunday.

South Africa included Hashim Amla, who scored three centuries in the drawn two-test series, all-rounder JP Duminy and spinner Roelof van der Merwe in the place of opener Loots Bosman, Albie Morkel and Johan Botha.

India, without four main players, retained the same team that won the opening match in Jaipur.


India: Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina, Yusuf Pathan, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Praveen Kumar, Ashish Nehra, Shanthakumaran Sreesanth.

South Africa: Hashim Amla, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Alviro Petersen, Mark Boucher, Roelof van der Merwe, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn, Charl Langeveldt.