Nagpur, Nov 25 (IANS) Indian captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bat in the third Test of the four-match series at Vidarba Cricket Association Stadium here on Wednesday.
India has made two changes to their lineup, batsman Rohit Sharma and leg-spinner Amit Mishra come in place of seamer Varun Aaron and all-rounder Stuart Binny.
Whereas, the Proteas have made just one change bringing in off-spinner Simon Harmer in place of seamer Kyle Abbott.
The hosts lead the series 1-0 after winning the first match in Mohali and the second match being washed out in Bengaluru.
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, WP Saha (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma
South Africa: Hashim Amla (captain), Stiaan van Zyl, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, Jean Paul Duminy, Dane Vilas (wicket-keeper), Kagiso Rabada, Simon Harmer, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir