South Africa Won the ODI Series 2022 Against India

South Africa Won the ODI Series 2022 Against India

South Africa won the 2022 ODI series against India by 2-0 with one match in hand. The two teams will meet in the last match of the series on January 23 (Sunday).

After losing the first match by 31 runs, India’s goal was to turn around in the second match. The batsmen brought in a good amount of capital for that purpose but the bowlers made it just trivial.  India lost the second ODI by a huge margin of 6 wickets and with one match left, India handed over the series to South Africa.

Two openers, Lokesh Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan, got off to a good start by batting first at Boland Park in Pearl. The duo averaged 63 runs and brought a good collection to the team. Although Dhawan was dismissed for 29 runs, Rahul made a pair of hundreds with Rishabh Pant.

When Rahul was out for 55 after fifty, Rishabh Pant dragged the team the rest of the way. Go for 75 runs before being out. After that Shardul Tagore’s 40, Venkatesh Iyer’s 22 and Ashwin’s 25 helped India to 28 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs.

Quinton de Kock made a storm with the bat in reply to 28 runs. He hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in 7 balls and scored 7 runs. At the other end, Janeman Malan played 106 balls and scored 91 runs. In the innings of these two, the Proteas get the fragrance of victory.

Captain Temba Bavuma (35), Aiden Markram (36) and Rashi von der Dussen (36 *) crossed the road the rest of the way. The Proteas lost 3 wickets in 48.1 overs and anchored at the port to win. De Kock won the match best award after playing a stormy innings.

 


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