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South Africa vs India, 3rd ODI: Preview, Pitch report, Weather forecast and Streaming

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The third and final ODI between South Africa and India is set to take place at Boland Park in Paarl on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 4:30 PM IST. The series is currently leveled at 1-1, and the upcoming match will determine the winner.

In the second ODI, South Africa emerged victorious with Tony de Zorzi’s outstanding century leading the way to a comfortable eight-wicket win. Batting first, India posted a modest total of 211 runs, with the South African bowlers, especially Nandre Burger, making a significant impact. In response, South Africa’s Reeza Hendricks and Tony de Zorzi formed a crucial partnership, and de Zorzi’s unbeaten century secured the win.

Head-to-head, South Africa has won 51 out of 93 ODI matches against India, while India has emerged victorious in 39 matches.

Pitch Report :

The Boland Park pitch favors batsmen, with an average first innings score of 250. Both spinners and pacers receive assistance from the surface, but teams batting first have had more success.

Weather :

Weather conditions are expected to be clear, with a temperature around 36 degrees Celsius, and no precipitation is predicted.

In the previous ODI, South Africa emerged triumphant as Tony de Zorzi’s exceptional century paved the way for a comfortable eight-wicket win. India, batting first, managed to post a modest total of 211 runs. The South African bowlers, particularly Nandre Burger, made a significant impact, restricting the Indian side. In response, Reeza Hendricks and Tony de Zorzi formed a crucial partnership, with de Zorzi’s unbeaten century sealing the victory.

Probable XIs:

The South Indian team consisting Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen/ Kyle Verreynne, Aiden Markram (c), Heinrich Klaasen (wk), David Miller, Wiaan Mulder/ Mihlali Mpongwana, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Lizaad Williams/Ottniel Baartman, Beuran Hendricks

The Indian team consisting of Ruturaj Gaikwad/ Rajat Patidar, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson (wk), KL Rahul (c), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel/ Washington Sundar, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav/ Yuzvendra Chahal, Mukesh Kumar/ Akash Deep

South Africa vs India Head-to-Head

93 ODI matches have been played between South Africa and India. While the Proteas have clinched 51 of them, the Men in Blue have emerged victorious in 39.

Matches Played: 93

South Africa: 51

India: 39

No result: 3

Tied: 0

Match Prediction: India is predicted to win the match.

Live Streaming:

TV: Star Sports Network
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