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'All set for India series' - De Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers speaks about his side's upcoming home series against India.

December 1, 2013

Posted by   on (December 2, 2013, 18:01 GMT)

Well I guess India might win easily they should restrict South Africa to some reasonable total and then they can chase very easily as India are the world best chasers ....they recently chased down huge totals against Australia and players like kohli , rohit , raina , yuraj all capable of scoring tons ... for me India are on the top of South Africa..... Incase of Dale Styen and Morkel will not effect indian batting line up as they did to Pakistan......

Sameer Khan from Pakistan

Posted by   on (December 2, 2013, 16:51 GMT)

Facing Ajmal and Afridi and facing Jadeja and Ashwin is completely different. The only thing that might help the safs here is that they know that the ball spins and are not at sea. They must have tried a lot in the nets facing spin. But Ajmal is more of a variation bowler who bowls at a faster pace whereas Ashwin flights the ball a lot more and the major variation for him is the faster and straighter ball. There is no practicing the accuracy of Jadeja. The subtle variations in pace and the natural pitch variation is not something that you read and get ready to play. All this is for tests. I am not really interested in the ODI series.

Posted by SOLYPK on (December 2, 2013, 6:45 GMT)

Come on south african players. Its time to fast & furious. U r great in cricket.

Posted by   on (December 2, 2013, 5:53 GMT)

@innocent - history is created not by winning matches one here and one there..but by winning cups..such as 1st Asian to win ODI world cup and T20 world cup 1st county in the world. This is called history....if u want to add anything else u can add Pak has created history by always losing to ok India in WC matches.

Posted by   on (December 2, 2013, 2:09 GMT)

well well well come on guys. pakistan was the the first side in 2011 world cup to beat aussies after 1999 world cup they made history there, after pakistan. india also defeated aussies. and now story isnt different pakistan beat SA for first time in a bilateral ODI series now see what indians gonna do. this should definately be intersteing. Good Luck Indian. From Pak

Posted by   on (December 2, 2013, 2:04 GMT)

Ajmal and Afridi are much more better than the indian spinners and this should also help SA cope with the threat form the indian spinners.

Posted by ODI_BestFormOfCricket on (December 2, 2013, 1:26 GMT)

So SA ready for CHOKING. Best of luck

Posted by Ms.Cricket on (December 1, 2013, 23:44 GMT)

AB great fielder, good batsman but mentally soft to be captain.

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