A clueless South African side has faced two back-to-back defeats against a strong Indian unit in the ongoing One-day International series, and are currently trailing 0-2 in the six-match series, as Proteas paceman Kagiso Rabada has strong belief to make it count this time around.
Interestingly, the Proteas are without the likes of AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis and their fans would want to see a relatively lesser-experienced side do well in the third game.
The prominent bowler for South Africa Rabada, who continues to have a go at the Indian batsmen, believes that the fate of the series is not sealed yet and they have every chance of making a strong comeback.
The third ODI between the two giant force of gentleman’s game will be played at Newlands in Cape Town on Wednesday (February 7).
“There are a few problems. I wouldn’t say there’s a lot. Sometimes when you do badly all it seems like there’s a lot more going wrong than what really is happening. So failure is going to happen and it’s going to happen again,” said Rabada while briefing the media gathering.
Rabada hasn’t given up on the scoreline yet:
“It is very important we keep speaking the right language. Anything can happen in sport. We need to get as much momentum as we can. We are definitely not out of it. Definitely not!” Rabada added.
Rabada also defended India’s current form and the allegations about them being ‘home-track bullies. He said that Virat Kohli’s men are playing good cricket at the moment.
“We clearly haven’t come to the party. It’s not acceptable at all. India are a strong team. They’ve just beaten Australia (at home) comprehensively. I know they’ve been playing all their games at home, but they’ve been playing good cricket,” Rabada maintained.
“It doesn’t help that we have been going through a few changes and not been in the best form since the Champions Trophy in one-day cricket. We are still trying to catch up at the moment. Hopefully, it comes pretty soon,” said Rabada.
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