Ind v Sa highlights today – Third one day international from Newlands, Cape Town (South Africa) Wednesday 7th February 2018. India lost the first two matches of their tour and lost the test series by 2-1. But their victory in the last and third tests given them a lot of confidence which helped them in ODI format and India won first two ODI’s. Now the home team South Africa is under pressure. Because if they want to win this ODI series then they must fight back with winning the next four matches. Which looks so hard because of their previous two matches performance.
The captain of the Indian cricket team V Kohli scored 158 runs in two matches. The captain of the Sout African cricket team F du Plessis scored 120 runs, S Dhawan 86 and AM Rahane 79. YS Chahal took seven wickets in two matches, Kuldeep Yadav took six, AL Phehlukwayo took two and JJ Bumrah took also two wickets so far.
South Africa won the toss and chose to bowl first.
Aiden Markram: We understand India do chase well. There may be some assistance up first. Klaasen and Lungi Ngidi make their debut. No Morne Morkel. Andile is back for Shamsi. We spent our time on mental preparation”
Virat Kohli: “We wanted to bat first anyway. We thought it would do more under lights. We want their batting to chase a score, knowing their middle is not too solid. It’ll only get drier during the day. Same XI”
India team/playing XI
1 Rohit Sharma, 2 Shikhar Dhawan, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 Ajinkya Rahane, 5 MS Dhoni (wk), 6 Kedar Jadav, 7 Hardik Pandya, 8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 9 Kuldeep Yadav, 10 Jasprit Bumrah, 11 Yuzvendra Chahal.
South Africa team/playing XI
1 Hashim Amla 2 Aiden Markram (capt) 3 JP Duminy, 4 Heinrich Klaasen (wk), 5 David Miller 6 Khaya Zondo, 7 Chris Morris 8 Andile Phehlukwayo 9 Kagiso Rabada, 10 Lungi Ngidi 11 Imran Tahir.
Match Timings: 13.00 start, First Session 13.00-16.30, Interval 16.30-17.15, Second Session 17.15-20.45
India tour of South Africa 3rd ODI (D/N) Highlights
Umpires – Aleem Dar, Bongani Jele
TV Umpires – Ian Gould
Match Referee – Andy Pycroft
Reserve Umpire – Shaun George
Match number – ODI no. 3971