India Vs South Africa

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Author 2019-10-18 04:50:59

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India has won the second Test match against South Africa and with that victory, they have won the three-match Test series with 2-0 lead. The teams will head to play the third and last Test match of this series which will be the last chance for Proteas to win a Test match in the Test series.

Date: 19th-23rd October 2019

Venue: JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi

India will play to gain points in WTC

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India, after winning the second Test match, has gained 40 points in the (WTC) 2019-21. The team is on the top of the points table with 200 points. India is 140 points ahead of New Zealand who is in 2nd position in the points table.

India has registered the victory in the three-match Test series after winning the first and second Test matches. The team will play the third and last Test match to gain more points in the WTC to strengthen the top position.

South Africa has the last Chance

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South Africa has struggled in the field as they failed to score good runs in this Test series. Indian bowlers and batters dominated the field. The visitors were not able to understand the pitch condition because of which they were not able to halt the host to score runs.

In both the matches, there were some good partnerships of South Africa’s lower-order batsman. and handled the Indian bowlers far better than many batsmen. The Top-order batsman and middle-order batsman lost the wickets at regular intervals.

-led team will get the last chance to showcase the talent and they will fight for the pride.

Head to Head

Overall Matches played: 38

India won: 13; South Africa Won: 15; Draw: 10

Pitch Condition

The pitch in the first three days will help the batsmen to score runs and set big totals. Spinners will get help from the pitch in the last two days.

Weather forecast

Most of the matches are being halted by rain in recent times. There are chances that the third and last Test match will also be halted by rain.

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India Predictable XI

PlayersRole
Rohit SharmaOpening Batsman
Mayank AgarwalOpening Batsman
Cheteshwar PujaraBatsman
Virat Kohli(c)Batsman
Ajinkya RahaneBatsman
Wriddhiman SahaWk-batsman
Ravindra Jadejaallrounder
Ravichandran AshwinBowler
Ishant SharmaBowler
Kuldeep YadavBowler
Mohammed ShamiBowler

South Africa predictable XI

PlayersRole
Aiden MarkramBatsman
Dean ElgarBatsman
Theunis de BruynBatsman
Temba BauvmaBatsman
Faf du Plessis(C)Batsman
Quinton de KockWk-batsman
Vernor PhilanderBowler
Senuran MuthuswamyAll-Rounder
Keshav MaharajBowler
Lungi NgidiBowler
Kagiso RabadaBowler

Match Prediction

In March 2017, India played the only Test match in Ranchi (against Australia) which was drawn at the end. But this time, India are strong in all departments. So, there are chances that the hosts will win the match.

South Africa is playing with inexperienced players which are affecting the team’s performance. They are having difficulties to understand the Indian field.

Where to watch

TV – Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD

Online– Hotstar

Match Timings – 9:30 local time & IST (4:00 AM GMT)

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