Mirpur: So-far this T20 journey has been tremendous for India, as they swept all four teams present in their group. With 100% win record in the tournament, India will now face African challenge in the semifinal on Friday.
Indian spin trio Ashwin, Jadeja and Mishra is in its best form and the middle order is also contributing in the team's winning streak. Yuvraj Singh is facing an injury before the crucial face-off and has been a worry for for India. While Dhoni is facing a dilemma over selection that whether to retain Ajinkya Rahane in place of out of form Shikhar Dhawan and Mohit Sharma who replaced Mohammad Shami in the last match against Australia.
The South Africans, after losing their first game against Sri Lanka they fought back, came harder and achieved victory in all three remaining games. With A.B. de Villiers and J.P. Duminy in attacking form, they may be threat to Indian bowling attack. However the proteas are also facing the problem of opening pair who can give them a solid start. Dale Steyn who is the “last over expert” for them in this tournament is in his good form while the spinner Imran Tahir has also troubled the batsmen so far in the tournament.
INDIA: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohit Sharma
SOUTH AFRICA: Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers, J. P. Duminy, Beuran Hendricks, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Wayne Parnell, Dale Steyn
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