A blazing innings by Gautam Gambhir could not prevent a South African win in a rain-hit one-off Twenty20 at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday.
MS Dhoni asked South Africa to bat in the one-off Twenty20 international in Johannesburg. The hosts handed debuts to batsman Farhaan Behardien and wicketkeeper Dane Vilas.
India and South Africa meet in a one-off Twenty20 international at the Wanderers stadium on Friday with India coach Duncan Fletcher insisting the long round trip will be worthwhile.
South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis should be fit for Friday's one-off Twenty20 game against India, which has been organized in his honor.
The Indian cricket team led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday left for South Africa to play one-off Twenty20 International against the host country at Johannesburg on March 30.
South Africa named uncapped batsman Farhaan Behardien and wicketkeeper Dane Vilas to its squad on Friday for a one-off Twenty20 game against India next week.
Robin Uthappa was named in the Indian squad for the one-off T20I against South Africa to commemorate the 150 years of settlement of Indians in that country.
India are set to take on South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 International on March 30 in Johannesburg to commemorate the 150 years of settlement of Indians in that country, it has been learnt.