In cricket, the Third Twenty-20 International of the five-match series between India and South Africa will be played in Visakhapatnam tomorrow. Being defeated in first two matches in Delhi and Cuttack, it will be a do or die encounter for India as a win will keep them alive in the series while another defeat will mean the loss of the series.
Last night, South Africa took a 2-0 lead in the series defeating the hosts by four wickets at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Put in to bat, the hosts scored 148 for the loss of six wickets in stipulated 20 overs. In reply, the Proteas achieved the victory target in 18.2 overs riding on Heinrich Klaasen’s 81-run knock. For India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up four wickets.