After not performing in the test series against South Africa . India Came back with a positive attitude and they are leading the ODI Series by 2-0 .
India have showed that why they are the one of the best team in ODI .
India’s Bowling Unit
In today match it was a brilliant bowling by the whole unit of bowlers .
But Yuzvendra Chahal was the man to show his bowling skills in India as well as abroad . He was the one who have dismissed half of the South Africa team to the pavilion . To provide a company to Yuzvendra Chahal in dismissing the South Africa team . Kuldeep yadav was the man the chinaman who have dismissed 3 players . After restricting South Africa at a score 118 . It has became easy for the Indian Batsman to reach the target .
Toss Played a vital Role
After Kohli won the toss and opted to bowl first, Indian wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav again proved too hot to handle for South African batsmen, as the duo helped the visitors bundle out the hosts for 118 in 32.2 overs. It was the lowest total ever scored on this ground.Leg-spinner Chahal picked up his maiden five-wicket haul to finish with figures of five for 22 and left-armer Yadav took three for 20.
Easy Led By the Batsmans
Chasing the small target, Dhawan and Kohli added an unbeaten 93 runs for the second wicket after India lost opener Rohit Sharma (15) in the fourth over. Dhawan hit nine fours in his 56-ball 51 knock, his 24th ODI fifty, while Kohli’s 46 off 50 balls included a six and four boundaries. Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada (1/24) was the only bowler for the hosts to land a wicket.
The Twist ( Drama ) In The Game
The one-sided contest witnessed a side drama too when the play was stopped for lunch with India needing just two runs to win and that too with nine wickets and 31 overs in hand. India were 93/1 after 15 overs at the scheduled break. In terms of the playing conditions, the umpires extended play by four overs or 15 minutes.
To the astonishment of players, spectators and commentators, the umpires then stuck to the letter of the regulations and ordered a 40-minute lunch break after the end of the extension as India reached 117/1 in 19 overs.
South Africa was led by new captain Aiden Markram, playing his third ODI, as they were without their regular skipper Faf du Plessis and former captain AB de Villiers, after both were ruled out due to injury.
India 119/1 in 20.3 overs (Dhawan 51*, Kohli 46*) beat South Africa 118 ( Khaya Zondo 25 , Jean-Paul Duminy 25 )by nine wickets.