India will lock horns with South Africa in the third and final T20I of the series, which will be played on Tuesday, October 4 at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore.
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Team India have already wrapped up the series after winning the first two T20Is.
This won’t be a complete dead rubber fixture for South Africa as they would look to fine-tune their preparation for the 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup and return to the winning ways ahead of the showpiece event.
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul have been rested from the third T20I and they will not be available for selection on Tuesday.
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India will eye a clean sweep, the Proteas will expect a better show from their bowlers, who were hammered all around the park in the second T20I at Guwahati. [Sportz18.com]
Suryakumar Yadav is enjoying the form of his life as he is consistently piling up runs for India. In this series, he has mustered 111 runs at a sensational strike rate of 201.82.
Arshdeep Singh picked five wickets from two matches and is currently the leading wicket-taker in the series. He was taken to the cleaners in the second T20I and will look to make a strong comeback in this match.
Quinton de Kock has scored 69 runs off 48 balls in the second T20. He looked in great touch during his innings and will look to keep the momentum going in the third T20I as well.
David Miller played an outstanding knock of 106 from just 47 balls in the second T20I against India but failed to take his side home.
He will be looking to replicate his batting heroics in the final T20I and help his side finish the series on a high.
India v South Africa – Pitch Report
The surface at Holkar Cricket Stadium is a batting paradise. Having said that, the quick bowlers will get considerable support from the pitch as well. The team winning the toss will look to bowl first as there is a bit of dew expected in the latter half of the second innings.