India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the fourth and final cricket Test against South Africa at the Ferozshah Kotla ground here today.
Having already won the four-test series 2—0, India have made just one change, bringing in Umesh Yadav in place of Amit Mishra.
South Africa made three changes to their playing eleven, bringing in Temba Bavuma, Kyle Abbott and Dane Piedt to replace Stiaan van Zyl, Kagiso Rabada and Simon Harmer.
Virender Sehwag was felicitated by BCCI Secretary Anurag Thakur before the match began.
India: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, ChesteshwarPujara, Virat Kohli (capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
South Africa: Dean Elgar, Temba Bavuma, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, Dane Vilas, Dane Piedt, Kyle Abbott, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir.