India vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights: India Vs South Africa match played at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. And India Defeated South Africa by 8 wickets. Featured Image credit goes to Instagram. Team India, bowling first, made a great start by restricting South Africa to 116 runs in 27.3 overs. They then reached the target and defeated South Africa by 8 wickets after losing two wickets at 117 runs in 16.4 overs. India’s side did not allow South Africa to handle the innings by giving initial shocks to South Africa. Arshdeep took 5 wicketshaul. And debutant Sai Sudarshan scored the first half-century.
Arshdeep Singh and Avesh Khan gave initial shocks to South Africa
India vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights, South Africa won the toss and decided to bat first, which proved to be an awful decision. Australia got its first blow on the fourth ball of the second over in the form of Reeza Hendricks. Reeza Hendricks was bowled by Arshdeep Singh. He returned to the pavilion without scoring any runs.
Rassie van dar Dussen came to bat after Hendricks, he was dismissed by Arshdeep on the very first ball and he also returned to the pavilion without scoring any runs. Due to two consecutive blows, South Africa could not handle it and wickets kept falling back to back.
Captain Adam Markram, who came to bat after Dussen was out, supported the T. de Zorzi and tried to push the innings forward. But the biggest blow to South Africa came when their opener batsman T. de Zorzi was caught out by Ashdeep after scoring 28 runs in 22 balls with the help of 2fours and 2 sixes.
After his dismissal, South African wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klassen, who came to bat, could not do anything special and that too only making 6 runs, Arshdeep dismissed him on the last ball of the power play.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights, Avesh Khan also dismissed South African captain Adam Markram on the first ball of the next over. South Africa kept getting back-to-back setbacks. South Africa all-rounder Phehlukwayo faced 49 balls and scored 33 runs which included three fours and two sixes, with this, Africa’s innings crossed the hundred mark.
India bowled out South Africa for 116. Arshdeep took the most wickets for India. Arshdeep took 5 wickets for 37 runs in 10 overs, while Avesh Khan took 4 wickets for 27 runs in 8 overs and Kuldeep Yadav took 1 wicket for 3 runs in 2.3 overs.
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Debutant Sai Sudarshan and Shreyas Iyer scored a half-century
India vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights: Debutant Sai Sudarshan scored not out 55 runs in the very first match at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg. So the same Shreyas Iyer also scored 52 runs and faced 45 balls with the help of 6 fours and a six.
India’s start to chase a low score was not good. India was already shocked in the form of Ruturaj Gaikwad on the fourth ball of the third over, who was dismissed by Wiaan Mulder after scoring just five runs.
Shreyas Iyer came to bat after the dismissal of Ruturaj Gaikwad, he supported debutant Sai Sudarshan and led the Indian innings.
B Sai Sudharsan has scored a fifty in his first match. Not too wild celebrations, just a nonchalant raise of the bat will do for him.
Shreyas Iyer is out after completing his fifty here and Andile Phehlukwayo gets his wicket. He could have stayed out and steered India home only six more runs were needed to win the match.
Tilak Verma took an easy run on fine leg and with this, the Indian team took the lead by 1-0 in the 3 matches ODI series.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI Highlights: Arshdeep was given man of the match for his brilliant bowling. Harshdeep took 5 wickets giving only 37 runs in 10 overs.