The South African openers are looking in good touch © Getty Images
The South African openers are looking in good touch © Getty Images

South Africa are off to a decent start against New Zealand in the third and final One-Day Internati0onal (ODI) at Durban. The hosts won the toss and elected to bat and reached 51 for no loss at the end of 12 overs. Their openers, Hashim Amla and Morne van Wyk are looking quite set at the wicket. The series is currently tied at 1-1. South Africa made two changes, bringing back fast bowler Kagiso Rabada for spinner Aaron Phangiso, while Kyle Abbott replaced Vernon Philander, who was ill. New Zealand were unchanged. READ: Live Cricket Scorecard South Africa vs New Zealand 2015 3rd ODI at Durban

In this series, both teams have already won one game each, but both those games were one-sided. South African head coach Russell Domingo has urged his side to play together as a unit if they want to turn their performance around against New Zealand. Domingo admitted that every series is important, and added that his squad is also aware of the significance of winning the ongoing series. Sports24 quoted Domingo, as saying that the tourists are a quality side with good depth. READ: Live Cricket Updates: South Africa vs New Zealand 3rd ODI at Durban