India lost to South Africa by 31 runs in the 1st ODI. Rassie van der Dussen and Temba Bavuma scored centuries that played a massive role in South Africa’s victory. With this victory, SA took a 1-0 lead in the 3 match series. The second match is scheduled to be on Friday at the same venue.
India vs SA : Match highlights
India lost by 31 runs in the first ODI. KL Rahul’s team had set a target of 50 overs. KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan took the Indian team past 50 runs in the 9 overs but after that Markram dismissed KL Rahul on 9. Shikhar Dhawan crossed 50 runs before Keshav Maharaj took Dhawan’s wicket on 79 runs but then, Virat Kohli scored his 63rd ODI half-century but right at 51, he got out by Tabraiz Shamsi. Pant and Iyer had a steady partnership with a 29 run stand but in no time, India lost 6 wickets. Bhubaneshwar Kumar and Ravichandran Ashwin couldn’t stay longer on the batting pitch as well. Shardul Thakur’s unbeaten 50 helped the Indian team finish at 265/8 in 50 overs.
In the first innings, Jasprit Bumrah had dismissed Janneman Malan and the team got an early breakthrough. After 10 overs, Ashwin Took de Kock’s wicketand Aiden Markramgot run out by Venkatesh Iyer on 4. Rassie vd Dussen and Temba Bavuma’s partnership crossed 150 runs in the 42nd over. Eventually, both crossed 100 runs. Bumrah dismissed Bavuma on 110 and vd Dussen had a score of 129 runs. South Africa had a score of 296 runs/4 in 50 overs,
South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma(c), David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi
India (Playing XI): KL Rahul(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal