Only a few hours are left, to catch the live action of India vs South Africa 3rd ODI at Newlands, Capetown. India is already looking in a great touch by winning last two matches of this series so far. Now men in blue are looking to register their third win, and also want to take the Invincible lead over South Africa in this series. Proteas are suffering from their top-player injuries. First Skipper Duplessis and now Wicket-keeper Quinton-de-cock are out of the series. In-form batsman Devilliers is also not available for the first three ODI’s of this series. On the other side, Proteas are looking for a win to come back in the series.
The match will be played on the flat pitch of Newlands in Capetown, the average score on this pitch is 230 in first innings while, the Highest score on this ground is 367, which was made by South Africa in 2017, against the Lankan Lions.
India has no reason to change their Winning combination; the same eleven should be retained for the third One-Day International match. Bowlers are doing great. Spin attack will remain under the hands of Chahal and Kuldeep, while Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah are leading the pace attack. Part-time bowler Kedhar Jadhav can also be managed as a third spinner. Hardik Pandya will only complete the realisation of the third pacer.
India Probable XI
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
South Africa is already suffering in this series. Their top-order batsman is out from the series, while Opener Hashim Amla is struggling with his form. Middle-order batsman JP Duminy and David Miller are also striving. Proteas will try to set a big score on this pitch. Rabada and Morkel will lead the Pace attack while Aiden Makaram will start on his previous position at Opening.
South Africa Probable XI
Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram (c), JP Duminy, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Khaya Zondo, David Miller, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo/Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir