|New Zealand v South Africa 2014|
| New Zealand
||vs|| South Africa
ScheduleMonday, 27 October 2014 at 10:30 GMT / 10:30 UK / 16:00 IST
VenueSeddon Park, Hamilton
The star opening batsman of South Africa, Hashim Amla, powered his 16th One Day International ton against New Zealand in the second Test at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui. The Proteas crushed the Black Caps by 72 runs, leads the three match series at 2-0 and will be looking forward to grab it at 3-0 after winning the third and final game in Hamilton. The home side will anticipate a better show in the third ODI and will try to clinch a solo victory.
Luke Ronchi is the only Kiwi batsman who played with determination in two ODIs while scoring 99 and 79 respectively. Mitchell McClenaghan scored 34 in the last game, their entire top and middle order batsmen are required to wake up. Trent Boult, Corey Anderson, McClenaghan and Tim Southee should be more accurate in their bowling.
Hashim Amla smashed 119 and Faf du Plessis supported him with 67 runs for South Africa in the previous game whereas AB de Villiers and Jean-Paul Duminy are in good nick. Imran Tahir, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel are bowling according to the plans.
Monday, October 27, 2014 @ 21:30 GMT, 10:30 local at Seddon Park, Hamilton which has a capacity of 11,500 and was established in 1956.
Cold and partly cloudy weather with the temperatures around 13-17ᵒC.
Both skippers have won toss in each game and have preferred to chase.
The green top wicket will assist the quickies which can be dangerous to handle by the batsmen throughout the match.
New Zealand – Brendon McCullum (C), Martin Guptill, James Neesham, Dean Brownlie, Tom Latham, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi, Daniel Vettori, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Mitchell McClenaghan, .
South Africa – AB de Villiers (C), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, Rilee Rossouw, Jean-Paul Duminy, Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir.
South Africa will make a clean sweep of 3-0 in the series.