South Africa rode on contrasting hundreds from Rassie van der Dussen and Temba Bavuma to register a 31-speed score over India in essentially the main of three-match ODI assortment in Paarl.
KL Rahul-led India crumble in 297 chase at hand South Africa 1-0 assortment lead (Reuters Photo)
- South Africa sealed a 31-speed score over India in assortment opener
- Chasing 297 for the score, India had been restricted to 265 for 8
- Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen starred in SA’s score
South Africa came up with a dominant efficiency in Paarl on Wednesday as the hosts registered a 35-speed score over India in essentially the main of a three-match ODI assortment at Boland Park. Chasing 297 for the score, India had been restricted to 265 for 8 as Temba Bavuma’s males had been assign of abode on on the area, led by fiery bowling spells from the South African bowlers.
Shardul Thakur played a late cameo, waging a lone fight and hitting a stylish fifty, but the match became all but lost until then as wickets kept on tumbling from the opposite end. Thakur took Lungi Ngidi to the cleaners in the 47th over as he smashed the South Africa pacer for two boundaries and one six. Thakur stitched a 50-plus stand for the eighth wicket with Jasprit Bumrah to decrease the margin of defeat in the assortment opener.
South Africa vs India,1st ODI: Highlights from Paarl
India had been off to a right commence as Shikhar Dhawan attacked from essentially the main over and solid a 46-speed opening stand with KL Rahul earlier than the share-timer Aiden Markram struck to care for away the Indian captain for 12. Dhawan then joined hands with ex-captain Virat Kohli for a right 92-speed stand for the second wicket and assign the guests heading in the appropriate direction for the 297-speed purpose at Boland Park.
Each Dhawan and Kohli hit confident fifties earlier than falling to the South Africa bound duo of Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi. Wickets fell like a pack of cards after India lost the experienced duo of Dhawan and Kohli in immediate succession. Shreyas Iyer (17), Rishabh Pant (16) and Venkatesh Iyer (2) had been the following Indian batters to leave in a assign of abode of 18 deliveries.
Bavuma, van der Dussen propel SA to 296
Skipper Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen smashed contrasting hundreds and solid a file-breaking 204-speed stand to reduction South Africa put up 296 for four after winning the toss and opting to bat first. After a unhurried commence, van der Dussen (129 no longer out off 96) and Bavuma (110 off 143) shared the second-top partnership ever in opposition to India in ODIs to be sure a competitive whole for the home crew.
Jasprit Bumrah (2/48) became the stand-out bowler for India in an in every other case frequent bowling effort. South Africa opted to bat on a unhurried surface at Boland Park. The white ball did rather early on with each Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar attending to switch it off the pitch apart from to in the air. The closing over bowled by Thakur went for 17 runs, taking the hosts shut to 300. Thakur leaked 72 runs in his quota of 10 overs even as the sixth bowling possibility, Venkatesh Iyer, became no longer oldschool.
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