Mumbai: After a dominating performance in the first Test, India is aiming to their second victory against South Africa in Pune starting on Thursday.
The Indians have won the toss and opted to bat against South Africa in the second Test of the three-match Test series today.
India has made one change in the playing eleven. Umesh Yadav is in and Hanuma Vihari goes out for the second Test. On the other hand, it is also a significant day for Indian skipper Virat Kohli as it will be his 50th Test as captain.
Only Mahendra Singh Dhoni has captained India more. Kohli leaves behind Sourav Ganguly, who captained in 49 Tests.
Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin’s performances had helped India beat South Africa by 203 runs in the series opener in Vizag.