India vs South Africa 1st ODI: South Africa Won The Match By 9 Runs
Team India lost the first match of the three-match ODI series between India and South Africa by 9 runs. In the last over, the Indian team needed 30 runs to win and Sanju Samson fought till the last ball, but could not get the team to win. Lungi Ngidi took the most 3 wickets for South Africa. At the same time, Samson played an innings of 86 runs for India.
The match started late due to rain and the match was reduced to 40 overs. Batting first, South Africa scored 249 runs in 40 overs for the loss of four wickets. David Miller remained unbeaten on 75 off 63 balls and Heinrich Klaasen 74 off 65 balls.
Shardul Thakur took the maximum 2 wickets for India. Ravi Bishnoi and Kuldeep Yadav got 1-1 wickets. In reply, Team India could score only 240 runs for the loss of eight wickets in 40 overs.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI: India’s fallen Wickets
- Kagiso Rabada gave the first blow to Team India. Shubman Gill got clean bowled on his ball after scoring 3 runs in 7 balls.
- Shubman Gill’s partner and Indian team captain Shikhar Dhawan could not do anything amazing in the first match. He scored 4 runs in 16 balls and got bowled by Wayne Pernell.
- Rituraj Gaikwad, who came to bat at number 3, batted very poorly in the first ODI. He was dismissed by Tabrez Shamsi for 19 runs in 42 balls.
- At the same time, Ishan Kishan was dismissed after scoring 20 runs in 37 balls. Keshav Maharaj took his wicket.
- Shreyas Iyer rescued the Indian team from the initial setbacks. He got out after scoring 50 runs in 37 balls with the help of 8 fours.
India vs South Africa 1st ODI: Playing 11 of both the teams
India: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, and Mohammad Siraj.
South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Yeneman Malan, Temba Bauma (captain), Aiden Markram, Henrik Klaasen, David Miller, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabrez Shamsi and Kagiso Rabada.