Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant (Image: Twitter)

IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between India and South Africa, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021-22, 3rd ODI. India and South Africa will lock horns for the final time in an ODI in ongoing India’s tour of South Africa 2021-22. IND vs SA 3rd ODI is set to take place on January 23 (Sunday) at Newlands Cricket Ground in Cape Town.

South Africa has already bagged the series victory after winning the earlier two games. In IND vs SA 2nd ODI, India won the toss and opted to bat. After reaching 63 on the scoreboard, the team lost two quick wickets in the form of Shikhar Dhawan (29) and Virat Kohli (0).

KL Rahul and Rishabh Pant went on to build a partnership of 114 runs. However, both KL Rahul (55) and Rishabh Pant (85) got out in quick succession after smashing half-centuries. The run-rate got affected post their dismissal.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Photo: Twitter)

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Shardul Thakur with his unbeaten 40 and Ravichandran Ashwin with his 25 not-out managed to add some runs to the scoreboard towards the end. India, who was expected to cross 300+ total at one stage, was restricted to only 287-6 in 50 overs.

Tabraiz Shamsi

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For South Africa, it was good teamwork in bowling. Tabraiz Shamsi scalped 2 wickets while Aiden Markram, Keshav Maharaj, Andile Phehlukwayo, and Sisanda Magala got 1 scalp each. During the chase, South Africa showed a brilliant piece of batting.

After opener Quinton de Kock survived an easy stumping by Rishabh Pant, he went on to score 78 runs. With Janneman Malan’s 91, the duo slammed an opening stand of 132. Later, Malan and one-down Temba Bavuma stiched another brilliant partnership of 80 runs.

Quinton de Kock
Quinton de Kock. (Photo: Twitter)

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India managed to get 2 wickets quickly with the dismissal of Janneman Malan and Temba Bavuma, but South Africa had already reached a dominating position till that stage. In the end, the home side managed to reach the target with 7 wickets and 11 balls in hand.

IND vs SA: Twitter Reacts As South Africa Secure ODI Series With Victory In Second ODI vs India
IND vs SA: Twitter Reacts As South Africa Secure ODI Series With Victory In Second ODI vs India

 

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IND vs SA Prediction- Who Will Win the Match Between India and South Africa, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021-22, 3rd ODI

IND vs SA Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches IND Won SA Won  No Result
Overall 86 35 48 3
At Newlands, Cape Town 4 2 2 0
In the last 5 matches 5 3 2 0
In South Africa 36 10 24 2

Recent Venue Records (Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town) 

Stats- ODIs

Total Matches- 44

Matches won batting first- 29

Matches won bowling first- 15

Average 1st innings total- 234

Average 2nd innings total- 186

Highest total recorded – 367/5 (50 Ov) by RSA vs SL

Lowest total recorded – 43/10 (19.5 Ov) by PAK vs WI

Highest score chased – 259/3 (47.4 Ov) by RSA vs ENG

Lowest score defended – 140/9 (50 Ov) by RSA vs WI

Toss Prediction for IND vs SA Match

South Africa vs India
India vs South Africa, Photo Credit: (Twitter)

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The team winning the toss might choose to bat first. Most of the matches have been won on this ground batting first as compared to batting second. The 1st innings total is also quite higher than the 2nd innings total.

Predicted Scores for IND vs SA Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 300-350  250-300
SA 300-350 250-300

Players’ Form- India- Batting

India cricket team, Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. Image Credits: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Shikhar Dhawan 2 108 54.0
Rishabh Pant 2 85 50.50
Shardul Thakur 2 90
KL Rahul 2 67 33.50
Virat Kohli 2 51 25.50
Ravichandran Ashwin 2 32 32.0

Who will score the most runs for India in the match: KL Rahul or Shikhar Dhawan

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Jasprit Bumrah. Photo- Getty
Jasprit Bumrah. Photo- Getty
Players Matches Wickets Average
Jasprit Bumrah 2 3 28.33
Ravichandran Ashwin 2 1 121.0
Shardul Thakur 2 1 107.0
Yuzvendra Chahal 2 1 100.0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 2 0

Who will pick the most wickets for India in the match: Jasprit Bumrah or Shardul Thakur

Players’ Form- South Africa – Batting

Quinton de Kock, South Africa
Quinton de Kock. Image-Twitter.

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Players Matches Runs Average
Rassie van der Dussen 2 166
Temba Bavuma 2 145 72.50
Quinton de Kock 2 105 52.50
Janneman Malan 2 97 48.50
Aiden Markram 2 41 41.0
David Miller 2 2

Who will score the most runs for South Africa in the match: Rassie van der Dussen or Temba Bavuma

Players’ Form- South Africa – Bowling

Lungi Ngidi
Lungi Ngidi. Image-AP

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Tabraiz Shamsi 2 4 27.25
Andile Phehlukwayo 2 3 23.33
Aiden Markram 2 2 32.0
Keshav Maharaj 2 2 47.0
Lungi Ngidi 2 2 49.50
Sisanda Magala 1 1 64.0

Who will the pick most wickets for South Africa in the match: Andile Phehlukwayo or Tabraiz Shamsi

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