Virat Kohli set to break AB de Villiers record

However, the Proteas will receive a huge boost in the form of AB de Villiers, as he will make his return to the team after missing out on first three ODIs.

Aiden Markram (c), Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Imran Tahir, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Lungisani Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Khayelihle Zondo, Farhaan Behardien, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), AB de Villiers. The Proteas will be hoping that De Villiers who is likely to play the fourth ODI will be able to stop the Indian spate of victories. However, on a fast bouncy pitch in the third and final Test, at Johannesburg, Kohli made the shock call to select a team without a spinner for the first time in the history of Indian Test cricket. To fan the fire, South Africa are yet to lose an encounter played on this day. South Africa desperately needs miracles from their former captain to stop India's winning march.

India only need one more win to seal the one-day series against South Africa and they have three matches to do it. Kuldeep Yadav, 9. Yuzvendra Chahal, 10.

"A lot of us have not picked their googlies". They are very fearless tossing the ball and asking the batsman to come out and play a risky shot. "I'm sure they'll come all guns blazing so we want to close that door". "So, more than the 200 wickets, it was important to take the two points from each and every match", the International Cricket Council (ICC) website quoted Goswami as saying.

"I don't think there are any major plans with different techniques and different tactics against the spinners".

We Indians are very emotional and sentimental people and get carried away easily in our lives.

However, even by Kohli's admission, the surprise package of the series has been India's two wrist spinners. Kohli was content to play the supporting role in a second wicket stand of 140 with Shikhar Dhawan, who pounded 12 fours in making 76 off 63 balls. When he got out I wanted to accelerate but we lost 2-3 wickets immediately.

It's always wonderful to see a cause get support in sport. They will also have to find a way past Virat Kohli, who has stacked up 318 runs in the series so far and been dismissed only once. "The key is definitely to try and be positive, but unfortunately on a few occasions we haven't picked the wrong 'uns", he said. "Once you become comfortable with picking their deliveries, that s when you can play with confidence". After Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan repaired the innings following a first-over wicket, there was clear impetus on one of them to go hard, which in this case was Dhawan. Captain Virat Kohli has led on the batting front and has been light years apart from his South African counterparts.

"He's (Kohli) up there with the world's best". I have never come across any Tendulkar's innings where he would have scored a hundred off 60-70 balls and he generally on average took around 115-120 balls to score his century. "We've created chances but unfortunately we haven't got grab those", he said.


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