After being knocked back in the fourth ODI, Team India will look to bounce back in the fifth ODI to take 4-1 lead in the six-match series. Virat Kohli & Co. lost the fourth ODI by 5 wickets in a rain-curtailed match. Here are some reasons why should one watch the fifth ODI at Port Elizabeth.
India go into the third ODI leading the series 2-0. Virat Kohli and Co. will be looking to keep the winning momentum as they look to take a 3-0 lead in the 6-match ODI series. Here are few reasons why India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI will be an interesting one to watch out for.
Pakistan left-arm spinner Imad Wasim overtook Imran Tahir as the No. 1 bowler in T20 Internationals (T20I). Tahir, who was part of the South African squad for the T20I series against England recently, fell out of favour behind Tabraiz Shamsi.
Tahir in his two matches in the three-match series picked up just one wicket at 75, while Shamsi failed t pick up a single wicket.Tahir has slipped two places to third and Imad as a result has climbed to the summit of the rankings for the first time in his career. There is good news for India as well as fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has risen to No. 2 in the ICC T20I rankings, 16 points behind top-ranked Imad.
Rising Pune Supergiant have replaced the injured Mitchell Marsh with South Africa's Imran Tahir ahead of their participation in the 2017 Indian Premier League.
The number one ODI and T20I bowler was surprisingly left out in the IPL auctions - held on February 20 - but has now been roped up to replace the Australian all-rounder, who injured his left shoulder during the second Test against India in Bengaluru.