A cloudy evening as per the met department, but there is no forecast for rain during the game time. The track at Perth has offered significant bounce but given India and South Africa will play on a used pitch and with teams batting first winning 13 of the 21 games here
Injured/Unavailable: India are choosing to wrap Hardik Pandya in cotton wool. The all-rounder bowled just one over against Netherlands and then was substituted on the field by Deepak Hooda.
Did you know? - Temba Bavuma averages 20 from 9 T20Is against India at a modest SR of 97.22. Reeza Hendricks, the man Bavuma has kept out, has scored 57, 53, 70, 74, 42, 74 & 3 in his last seven outings for South Africa.
Did you know? - Like Suryakumar Yadav, Rilee Rossouw has been in red-hot form in 2022. In 39 T20 innings this year, he's struck at 178.20. Like Suryakumar again, he's adept against both pace (179.62 SR) and spin (175.67 SR).