India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and chose to bowl first against South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 international at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.
Robin Uthappa returned for India after a while for the match whereas, Farhaan Behardian and Dane Vilas are making their debuts for South Africa.
The cup has been named as ‘The Friendship Cup’.
Last year, South Africa played a Twenty20 against India at Moses Mabhida stadium in Durban as a farewell for Makhaya Ntini.
This year South African all rounder Jacques Kallis will be honoured during this match.
South Africa – Richard Levi, Jacques Kallis, Colin Ingram, Farhaan Berhardien, Justin Ontong, Dane Vilas (wk), Albie Morkel, Johan Botha (capt), Wayne Parnell, Juan Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe.
India – Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Robin Uthappa, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt & wk), Yusuf Pathan, Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Vinay Kumar, Praveen Kumar.