The news from the 3rd ODI between Austrlalia vs South Africa, which will be played in Durban on October 28, 2011, is that Shane Watson and Shaun Marsh will both play for Australia in today’s game.
The day/night game will start at 14:30 local time, 12:30 GMT.
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The availability of the two big-name players in this crucial tie has raised Australia’s quest to clinch the series and affirm their status as the Number 1 ODI team. Watch highlights.
Rain is forecast for Durban in the evening, with the possibility of thunderstorms, so the players and spectators may be in for another frustrating match of interruptions and delays.
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Mark Boucher, the South Africa wicketkeeper, is expected to be fit for the deciding ODI, despite a minor injury picked up in the nets on Thursday.
Currently the three ODI series is tied at 1-1. Australia lost heavily in the second ODI at Port Elizabeth as the South African batsmen found form after a long winter.
Morne Morkel’s hostile and intelligent bowling was perhaps the most ominous performance from a South Africa player in the second ODI, and took him over the top of the ICC rankings.
The highlights videos will be uploaded here after the game is over.