Bengaluru - India skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first in Sunday's third Twenty20 international against South Africa.
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"I know it's a chasing ground, that's what teams do here in the IPL (Indian Premier League) too, but heading into the World Cup we want to strengthen areas and put ourselves under pressure," Kohli said at the toss.
"Whether we bat or bowl first we just have to make sure we come out here and compete," said skipper Quinton de Kock.
India: 1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Virat Kohli (captain), 4 Shreyas Iyer, 5 Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), 6 Hardik Pandya, 7 Krunal Pandya, 8 Ravindra Jadeja, 9 Washington Sundar, 10 Deepak Chahar, 11 Navdeep Saini