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India has a chance to win 5 matches in the series for the 2nd time. They first won 5 matches against minnows Zimbabwe.
Bench strength of India will be tested in the last ODI of the series.
Shardul Thakur and Mohammad Shami may include in playing eleven in place of Bhuvneshwar Kumar & Jasprit Bumrah
There is less possibility of changes in batting department but one change might take place in the middle order.
India is on the high sky of confidence after clinching historical series in South Africa. They are currently 4-1 up in the series with one match to go. Visitors had many players who still wait for their chance to feature in first eleven. Shardul Thakur is highly rated fast bowler. He impressed everyone in the Debut match against Sri Lanka. Now he is looking best fast bowler during net session ahead of 6th ODI.
Apart from Shardul Mohammad Shami to waiting for his opportunity after an impressive performance in test series. He had played only 3 ODI for India after 2015 world cup.
Whereas South Africa will play fearless cricket to get consolation win in last ODI. They also like to test their bench in the final match of ODI series. However many changes are not in the line for Proteas as they already made few due to injuries.
The wicket at Centurian will provide bowlers good bounce. Spinners still generate turn from it. Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal once again create problems for the Proteas batsman. Pitch looks good to bat not much seam movement expect from the wicket.The full fletched match will be played without much interruption from the rain
Note: The match will start at the regular time of 1:30 local; 4:30 IST.