Jadeja replaces Ashwin as India bat

Jadeja replaces Ashwin as India bat

India won the toss and opted to bat against South Africa in the second and final Test at the Kingsmead here Thursday.

India replaced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja while South Africa brought in left-arm spinner Robin Peterson for leggie Imran Tahir.

Teams:

South Africa: Graeme Smith (captain), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel.

India: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami.

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