India 36/0 after 4 overs: Rahul with a flick six that he is playing increasingly more frequently. Follows that up with a four. Taking on initiative with Rohit not finding his groove. The captain too gets a four to his name.
India 21/0 after 3 overs: Rohit plays out five dot balls in Ngidi’s over either side of a six that wasn’t the most convincing shot either. He is having a bit of a rough time out there in the middle at the moment.
Injury concern for Rohit Sharma: A streaky four for the Indian captain. He went for a scoop, the ball bounced a bit more, and hit him on the fingers. Nearly lobbed to the fielder at slip. A lengthy break actually, as he gets it looked at. 10/0 (1.3)
India 6/0 after 1 over: Rahul with a punchy start to the night, four through the offside. But good over eventually from Rabada. Early signs, decent bounce on offer but doesn’t seem to be much movement off the seam or through the air.
Rabada to start off. Rohit and Rahul in the middle.
6.55 pm: The pre-match talk from the experts in the venue was about the pitch being bit of a mystery tonight. Looks like there might be early assistance…