Munaf Patel bowled India to a narrow 1-run victory in the Second ODI at Johannesburg as South Africa got bowled out for 189 in 43 overs. The match went right till the wire despite South Africa sitting pretty thanks to a solid 77 from 98 balls (with 8 fours) from Skipper Graeme Smith.
JOHANNESBURG: South Africa captain Graeme Smith termed Sachin Tendulkar as "great ambassador of the game" and said his desire to become a cricketer got wings after watching the Indian batting maestro during his childhood.
It seems unlikely that the South Africa captain Graeme Smith will play in the first Test against India that starts on December 16 in Centurion. Smith aggravated his finger injury that he had sustained in the first ODI against Pakistan in UAE.