Quinton de Kock ruled out for 2-4 weeks with wrist injury
Feb 07 2018
Their different trajectory and variation in speeds have been one of the main reason of South Africa's crumbling. The third ODI of the current series will be played in Cape Town on Wednesday.
Leggie Chahal and chinaman Yadav have wreaked havoc in the series, picking 13 wickets in the first two matches. "The Cricket South Africa medical team will aim to have him ready for the Test series against Australia starting next month", South Africa team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee was quoted as saying in a Cricket South Africa (CSA) release.
After AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis, now Quinton de Kock has been ruled out of the remaining ODIs, and is due to be absent for the T20Is as well.
Opener Smriti Mandhana's superb fifty and the pace duo of Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey combining for seven wickets, guided the Indian women's team to a 88-run win over South Africa in the first of the three-match ODI rubber here February 5.
Electing to bat, left-handed batswoman Mandhana hit eight boundaries and a six in her 98-ball innings and shared a 99-run stand with skipper Mithali Raj (45) to help India post 213 for seven in their allotted 50 overs.
India won the first ODI at Durban by six wickets and the second ODI by nine wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the six-match series.
Meanwhile, the Indian team is relishing a fine role reversal from the Test series.
Skipper D van Niekerk top-scored for South Africa with a 41.
In the present, there is once again no need to change things around. The visiting team lost the seven-match series 2-5 in 1992-90, while in 2010-11, India had lost the five-match series 2-3 after making 2-1 lead.
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The three-match series, also a first-round fixture of the ICC Women's Championship, gives both the teams a chance to qualify directly for the 2021 ICC Women's World Cup. The Indian team management has repeatedly said that rankings don't warrant much attention, but these are brownie points that Kohli and Co. wouldn't want to miss out on.