Hello and welcome to the Live Blog of the first ODI between India and South Africa to be played at the Boland Park in Paarl
Team India will try to make up after losing the test series
In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul will lead the Indian squad in ODIs for the first time.
All eyes will once again be on former skipper Virat Kohli trying to fit into the national team purely as a batter
South Africa, on the other hand, will aim to make the most at home and deny India in the shorter format as well
Indian Selection: KL Rahul (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Jayant Yadav, Sir Mohammed Prasidh Krishna , Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Navdeep Saini, Suryakumar Yadav
Squad South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Janneman Malan, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dwaine Pretorius, Aiden Markram, Zubayr Hamza , Kyle Verreynne, Marco Jansen