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Harbhajan identifies another weak player concern for India

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The generally youthful South African side held nerve against a quality Indian group to enlist a renowned success in the third Test at Newlands in Cape Town and fixed the three-match series 2-1. South Africa beat India by seven wickets to win the third Test and secure the series 2-1. India had won the initial Test in Centurion by 113 runs before the hosts bobbed back in Johannesburg with a seven wicket triumph.

The challenge was viewed as India's most obvious opportunity to win their lady series in South Africa. South Africa crushed India by seven wickets in the second Test to even out the three-match series 1-1 here on Thursday. After two meetings were lost to unremitting precipitation, South Africa, pursuing 240, came out requiring 122 runs for a noteworthy success with eight wickets close by. With a T20 World Cup 10 months away, you might be inquiring as to why these matches have been attached onto the Tests, rather than T20Is for instance, when they really don't count for a ton?

Without a doubt, recall that this series was initially likewise expected to join four T20Is, but stresses over the Omicron variation, which postponed India's appearance in the country, sliced those off the schedule. The ODIs have remained, not least since they present to CSA a considerable number of rands through broadcast opportunities - more than they would get for a more restricted arrangement. Nonetheless, there might end up being a couple of procedure to this franticness as the different sides have a ton to work on in this configuration.

India and South Africa are set to conflict in an ODI series. The IND versus SA first ODI will happen on January 19 at Boland Park in Paarl. The IND versus SA ODI series contains three ODI games. Lately, South Africa crushed India in the Test series 2-1. India's fantasy to beat the 'Last Frontier' deferred after they lost the actually wrapped up three-match Test series against South Africa 2-1 from a position of fortitude despite attracting first blood the series-opener at Centurion. With the Test series behind them, the concentrate as of now moves towards the three-match ODI series beginning Wednesday, January 19.

To the extent the schedule of the South Africa-India ODI series is concerned, the key ODI will be played at Boland Park in Paarl on January 19. To be sure, even the second One Day International will be played at similar scene two days after the fact for instance on January 21. In any case, the third and last match of the series will be tested at Newlands Cricket Stadium in Cape Town on January 23. Star Sports is the authority telecaster of the nonstop India visit through South Africa. The matches can likewise be live-gushed on Disney+ Hotstar. Every one of the three ODI games are reserved to begin at 1400hrs IST.

The enthusiastic cricket fans in South Africa can get the consistent with life of the One Day International series on SuperSport. The cricket fans in the UK get observe South Africa versus India ODI series live on SkySports Cricket though, those in the United States and Canada can watch something very similar on Willow TV.

Harbhajan identifies another weak player concern for India

Following the drubbing, previous India spinner Harbhajan Singh mentioned some fascinating observable fact on the way forward from here. The ex-cricketer accepts that there could be various changes, when India play their next series against Sri Lanka, beginning from February 25 in Bengaluru.

Harbhajan was incredulous of Mayank Agarwal's show in the three-match series, expressing that the player didn't exploit the abundant possibilities he got in South Africa. He likewise recommended two openers the administration can attempt instead of the 30-year-old.

“Mayank Agarwal got six innings but he didn't make use of the opportunity, which is a sign that some new player might come. Shubman Gill and Prithvi Shaw can be seen in the next series because six innings is more than enough for a player. Mayank is a good player whom I support but since he hasn't scored enough so I don't know what will be the way forward from here,” said Harbhajan in a video posted on his YouTube channel.

"Rahane and Pujara played 50-run knocks in Johannesburg but expectations from seniors are much higher than this. They haven't scored enough runs and I personally feel the way ahead from here will be difficult for them."

"Players like Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, who scored a hundred in the previous series are waiting for their opportunity and I feel the way Rahane and Pujara performed they have actually opened the doors for Iyer and Suryakumar," said the former cricketer.


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