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South African players injuries list expanded with every match. After Dale Steyn, AB Devilliers and Faf Du Plessis. Now Quinton De Kock added that list with his wrist injury.
Indian Wrist spinners have picked 13 wickets in two matches.
South African middle order need to step up in Cape Town otherwise it will be the same result for their side.
Hashim Amla has great responsibility to give proteas good start in 3rd ODI
The team who was number one at the start of the 6 match ODI. They look unbeatable in their own backyard with 17 undefeated streaks. Now they lost two matches in a row and loss their number one position to India.
India played superb cricket. Their selection was also spot on with three decision got right for them. The inclusion of Ajinkya Rahane at number 4 position works for them. Biggest positive for Captain Virat is both Wrist spinners Kuldeep & Chahal. They decimate south African batting in both matches.
South Africa can’t do much their all the experienced players are injured. Their side is very inexperienced to face two wrist spinners.
South Africa selection in 2nd ODI also questioned. They played two wrist spinners instead of fast bowler Lungi Ngidi.
Capetown match will be crucial for both the side. India has opportunity to assure they will not lose the series after winning this match.it will be the first instance of them winning three consecutive ODIs against South Africa in a series.Whereas South Africa needs to win the match to save the series against India.
The pitch will be good for batting where we can see run feast from the teams.
There will be no change for team India in 3rd ODI.
South Africa will include Wicket Keeper Heinrich Klaasen in place of Quinton De Kock. He will bat in middle order. Captain Markram will open the innings with Hashim Amla.
Note: The match will start at 1:00 PM local and 4:30 PM IST.