Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar
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India and South Africa will battle against each other in a forthcoming ODI series. The IND vs SA ODI series will consist of three matches. The first ODI match will take place on January 19 at Boland Park Stadium in Paarl. The second ODI will take place at the same venue on January 21. The third and final ODI will take place on January 23 in Cape Town. The Indian squad is led by KL Rahul in the ODI series while Temba Bavuma is the skipper of South Africa.

India and South Africa have played 84 ODIs against each other so far. India has won 35 games while South Africa has won 46 matches. There were 3 games that ended with no result. There are many Indian batsmen who played impeccable knocks when these two teams collided with each other in ODIs. Here we talk about the three best knocks by Indian batsmen while playing in South Africa.

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IND vs SA ODI: 3 Best Knocks By An Indian Batsman In The Rainbow Nation

3. Sourav Ganguly- 127 Vs South Africa (Johannesburg, 2001)

Sourav Ganguly, IND vs SA
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Sourav Ganguly grabs the 3rd post on this list. During an IND vs SA ODI match in October 2001, the former India skipper slammed a 127-run knock at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. The left-handed batsman batted as an opener for the team.

India batted first and with Ganugly’s amazing stoke of 127, the team piled up 279-5 on the scoreboard. Ganguly played 126 balls for his knock and slammed 14 fours and 5 sixes during his innings. However, India lost the match in the end as South chased down the 280-run target by 6 wickets, with a 133-run knock by Gary Kirsten.

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