Highlights: 3rd ODI: India Vs South Africa in Centurion

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Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 23:52 [IST]
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Centurion, Dec 11: The third One Day International between South Africa and India was abandoned due to rain. South Africa won the series 2-0.


After the completion of South Africa innings, it started to rain. With showers on and off, umpires waited for more than 3 hours before deciding to call off the game at 8.10 pm local time (11.40 pm IST).

Highlights: 3rd ODI: India Vs S Africa

Earlier, hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers led yet another dominant batting display by South Africa. On Wednesday at the Supersport Park, De Kock hit his record third successive ton while De Villiers topscored with 109 as the hosts posted 301/8 in 50 overs.


South Africa: Fours: 24; Sixes: 10

Top scorers: South Africa: AB de Villiers 109 (101 balls, 6x4, 5x6)

Highest wickets: India: Ishant Sharma 4/40 in 10 overs

# India's innings could not start due to rain. After waiting for more than 3 hours, the match officials called off the match

# South Africa won the series 2-0

# South Africa recovered from 28/3 to post 301/8 in 50 overs

# Quiton de Kock became the first wicketkeepter-batsman in ODI history to register 3 successive hundreds

# De Kock followed his scores of 135 and 106 with 101 (120 balls, 9x4, 2x6) today

# De Kock was dropped on 37 (Ajinkya Rahane, substitute) and 43 (Yuvraj Singh)

# 342 runs this series makes De Kock the highest run scorer in a three-game rubber

# Overall, De Kock is the fifth batsman to hit three ODI centuries in a row. Zaheer Abbas, Saeed Anwar, Herschelle Gibbs and De Villiers are the other four

# The 20-year-old De Kock also equalled the world record for most tons - 4 before turning 21. Ireland's Paul Stirling too hit 4 before the age of 21

# This was De Kock's fourth ton in his short ODI career of 16 matches

# Captain AB de Villiers too hit a century. This was his 16th in 50-over format

# De Kock and De Villiers had a 171-run partnership in 30.2 overs for the fourth wicket

# De Villiers was dropped on 36 by MS Dhoni

# Left-hande David Miller blasted a 34-ball 56 not out (5x4, 3x6)

# Ishant Sharma had a double-wicket maiden, dismissing Henry Davids (1) and JP Duminy (0) in the 8th over

# Ishant took his 100th ODI wicket today when he dismissed Ryan McLaren. He is playing his 70th match. He is 16th Indian to touch 100 scalps

# Ishant took four wickets for 40 runs in 10 overs

# Ishant is the fifth quickest Indian to 100 wickets after Irfan Pathan (59 matches), Zaheer Khan (65), Ajit Agarkar (67) and Javagal Srinath (68)

# Mohammed Shami took 3 wickets for 69 in 10

# SA were in trouble at 28/3 in 7.4 overs

# At the end of first 10 overs, SA were 38/3. 50 came off 75 balls; 100: 145; 150: 197; 200: 230; 250: 260; 300: 300

# SA made 3 changes. They rested Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel and Jacques Kallis. Wayne Parnell, Imran Tahir and Davids were the replacements

# India made 1 change, replacing Ajinkya Rahane with Yuvraj Singh


Story first published:  Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 20:31 [IST]
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