South Africa v India: Quinton de Kock out as Proteas demeanour for initial win of series

India will be looking to settle a 3-0 lead in their six-match ODI array opposite South Africa when they tackle a injury-ravaged Proteas in Cape Town on Wednesday, live on Sky Sports.

Virat Kohli struck 112 to sign a six-wicket success in Durban and afterwards strike 46 not out as a tourists eased to a nine-wicket feat during Centurion – Kohli scoring a match-winning runs during SuperSport Park on Sunday after a players were taken off for lunch with dual runs required.

South Africa were dismantled by leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (5-22) over a weekend and contingency fight him though a services of Quinton de Kock, a wicketkeeper-batsman (wrist) carrying assimilated finger-injury victims Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers on a sidelines.

De Kock – who will be transposed on Wednesday by uncapped ‘keeper Heinrich Klaasen – and Du Plessis are out for a array though De Villiers could lapse for a fourth ODI during Wanderers on Feb 10.

Aiden Markram will continue to deputize for Du Plessis as skipper and will open with Hashim Amla in a deficiency of De Kock, with Klaasen staid to bat during No 7.

India are set to name an unvaried XI during a belligerent where South Africa have won 28 out of 33 one-day internationals – India’s solitary feat over a Proteas during Newlands entrance in Jan 2011.

Watch a third ODI between South Africa and India during Newlands in Cape Town, live from 10.55am on Wednesday on Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Mix.

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