Durban, Jan 12 (PTI) South African skipper Graeme Smithwon the toss and elected to bat first against India in thefirst one-dayer here today.
For India, Piyush Chawla, R Ashwin, S Sreesanth and UmeshYadav have failed to make the final XI, while veteran SachinTendulkar will play his first ODI in close to a year.
India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (captain), Sachin Tendulkar,M Vijay, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, SureshRaina, Munaf Patel, Harbhajan Singh, Ashish Nehra, ZaheerKhan.
South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Hashim Amla, ColinIngram, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, David Miller, Johan Botha,Wayne Parnell, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne Morkel, Dale Steyn. PTIPM