India vs South Africa Highlights, 3rd ODI: It happened during two T20I victories against Australia and South Africa. Million bucks’ question – Can ‘Men in Blue’ repeat the feat today as well? With overcast skies and heavy rains for past three days in Delhi and NCR, there is lot of suspense around the fate of the third and decider ODI that is scheduled to take place at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the National Capital. While nothing has been said officially, there’s lot of buzz around truncated match in view of condition of the pitch.
South Africa in India, 3 ODI Series, 2022Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi 31 January 2023
India 105/3 (19.1)
South Africa 99 (27.1)
Match Ended ( Day – 3rd ODI ) India beat South Africa by 7 wickets
Here are the highlights from today’s match
India has won the last match by 7 wickets against South Africa in Delhi. Shreyas finishes off with a sixer. With this, India has also won the three-match ODI series by 2-1.
Shubham Gill gets out at 49 runs. India need 3 runs to win.
Shubham Gill needs 1 run to complete half century. India need 7 runs to win the match.
Shreyas gets second chance after South Africa drops his catch near the boundary, resulting in a sixer. India 65/2 (12)
Ishan Kishan departs early at 10 runs. India 58/2
Ishan Kishan hits a four. India 49/1
India skipper Shikhar Dhawan gets run out after scoring 8 runs off 14 balls.
India now need 58 runs to win off 44 overs.
Another boundary coming from Shubham Gill. India 28/0 (4.2)
Shikhar Dhawan and Shubham Gill opens for India. After the end of first over, India is 7/0.
India to score 100 runs in 50 overs.
It's tough luck for Proteas!
All eyes are on David Miller, who is also the captain for today's decider for SA squad. In fine form, a lot is on Miller's shoulder and SA fans must be hoping for a captain's knock from him.
Mohd Siraj is simply too good for South African batsmen! the visitors have already lost their top lineup. Right now, they are staring at a very low total – 44/4 it is!
The south African's have been rotating the skipper's cap. In the last and the final match of this ODI series, David Miller will don the captain's hat!
Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan has won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa
And it has begun! The toss has been delayed, tweets BCCI. Next inspection will be at 1:30 pm.
Stand-in skipper Keshav Maharaj erred in making the right call after the coin landed in his favour in the second ODI as South African bowlers felt helpless against the dew but they will be expected to come all guns blazing in the series finale. – PTI
While the stakes are not too high for the Indians, it will be a tough test against a full-strength South African side, which would be ravenous for ICC Cricket World Cup Super League points. – PTI
The middle order comprising Ishan Kishan, vice-captain Sanju Samson and Shreyas Iyer looks pretty sorted! Both Iyer and Kishan impressed everyone with their stellar batting in the last ODI.
Hello and welcome to FE Online's live blog for the India vs South Africa 3rd ODI. First thing first. It rained and rained since morning today. So, will match happen or not? Will it be of 50 overs? We would know soon. Stay with us as we bring you all the cricketing action.