India vs South Africa 2019: 2nd Test, Pune - India’s Predicted Playing XI

Ross Houston
October 10, 2019

A day ahead of the second Test, Espncricinfo has shared a video of Kohli being castled by Jadeja in the practice-session.

India (XI) Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Chesteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami.

India will host South Africa in the final Test in Ranchi, starting from October 19.

Well, after an incredible Test match against South Africa at Vizag, Rohit Sharma would like to repeat the show again. Mayank Agarwal scored a double century in his maiden outing at home while the bowlers put on a collective effort. Sharma had set two records in the Test match. Heading into the upcoming match, the visitors will look to take confidence from their first innings score of 431 in the first Test and display better performance with both bat and ball. He has led India to 29 wins from 2014.

Under the captaincy of Kohli, India began the World Test Championship with a clean sweep over the West Indies. Sourav Ganguly's Test captaincy career lasted 49 Tests.

50 - The Test match which starts on Thursday will be the 50th Test as captain for Virat Kohli.

172 - Kagiso Rabada has a bowling strike rate of 172 in Test cricket on Indian soil and averages 72.66.

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