THE TIMES OF INDIA | Dec 21, 2023, 16:06:40 IST
India vs South Africa: India would be looking at their batsmen to deliver in the ODI series decider against South Africa.
Paarl hosts the final and deciding ODI on Thursday. India won the first ODI in Johannesburg by eight wickets.
Tony de Zorzi scored his maiden ODI hundred as South Africa beat India by eight wickets to level the three-match series on Tuesday.
De Zorzi scored 119 runs off 122 balls, including nine fours and six sixes, as South Africa finished with 215-2 in 42.3 overs.
That was after India was restricted to 211 runs in 46.2 overs with Sai Sudharsan and skipper Lokesh Rahul scoring half-centuries.
Left-arm pacers Nandre Burger and Bueran Hendricks shared five wickets for 64 runs in 19.2 overs. Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj finished with 2-51.