IND vs SA 3rd ODI and Playing 11: South Africa has leveled the series 1-1 by winning against India by 8 wickets in the second ODI. India won the first ODI by 8 wickets. The third and last ODI between the two teams will be played in Paarl on Thursday.
It is noteworthy that after winning the toss, South Africa had decided to bowl first. South Africa's left arm fast bowler Nandre Berger shocked the Indian team. Burger showed the way to the pavilion to three Indian batsmen.
Despite half-centuries from Sai Sudarshan and captain KL Rahul, India had to struggle. There was a lack of depth in his batting. Rinku Singh, Tilak Verma and Sanju Samson did not score runs. However, the tail-end batsmen helped India cross 200.
The strong performance of Tony De Jorji and Reeza Hendricks for South Africa made the victory easy. De Jorji converted his first half-century into a century. Berger and Williams made good use of the pitch, making it difficult for India to bat. Both the teams would like to do their best in the decisive match.
India- KL Rahul (captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudarshan, Tilak Verma, Sanju Samson (wicket keeper), Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar.
South Africa- Tony de Jorji, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram (captain), Heinrich Klaasen (wicketkeeper), David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Berger, Lizaad Williams, Buren Hendricks.