South Africa go into the ODI series against India this week on the back of a first-ever home series defeat to Pakistan, and they will hope that the trend does not continue as India have never won an ODI series in SA.
The short-list nominees for the 2012 International Cricket Council awards have been announced.
England skipper Alastair Cook and Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni have been named captains of the International Cricket Council's Test and ODI Teams of the Year respectively.
England pair James Anderson and Alastair Cook, Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara, Australian captain Michael Clarke, South African batsman Hashim Amla and Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni have been nominated for the International Cricket Council Cricketer of the Year award.
Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Monday that fans can brace themselves for "good, exciting" cricket, as India prepare to take on South Africa in three ODIs and two Test matches.
Good decision by Eng to play with Panesar.They look nervous and how a debutant can help them come out of it I just wonder.What is benefit of leaving experienced out at this moment,Bresnan and Morgan,where...Have Your Say