AB de Villiers to miss T20I against India
South Africa have rested key players and named a new look side for their one off T20I against India at Johannesburg on March 30th.
Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman and South African limited overs captain AB de Villiers is one of big names rested with Johan Botha taking up captaincy duties in his absence.
Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Morne Morkel too will miss the game while two new faces – Farhaan Behardien and Dane Vilas.
India on the other hand named a stronger side with only Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan and Umesh Yadav rested while Robin Uthappa earned a recall. MS Dhoni will lead the side and Virat Kohli will continue as Vice Captain.
India squad: MS Dhoni (C), Virat Kohli (Vice-Captain), Robin Uthappa, Gautam Gambhir, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Vinay Kumar, Rahul Sharma, Yusuf Pathan, Manoj Tiwary, Irfan Pathan, Ashok Dinda.
South Africa squad: Johan Botha (C), Farhaan Behardien, Faf du Plessis, Jacques Kallis, Colin Ingram, Richard Levi, Albie Morkel, Justin Ontong, Wayne Parnell, Rusty Theron, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Morne van Wyk, Dane Vilas.