Shreyas Iyer’s incredible hundred. Ishan Kishanep’s brilliant half-century. And based on that, the Indian cricket team lost to South Africa in the second match of the one-day series. Shreyas played an unbeaten innings of 113 runs and Ishan scored 93 runs. Shikhar Dhawan’s team defeated Temba Bavuma’s team by 7 wickets to level the 3-match series 1-1. Chasing a target of 278 runs, Team India reached the target of victory with 25 balls to spare.

South Africa won the toss and decided to bat. 278 runs lost 7 wickets in scheduled 50 overs. Aiden Markram scored the highest 79 runs for the team. Besides, Reza Hendricks played an innings of 74 runs. David Miller played a brilliant unbeaten innings of 35 runs on the field despite the news of his daughter’s loss. Besides, Henrik Klassen scored 30 runs and Janeman Malan scored 25 runs. Mohammad Siraj took maximum 3 wickets for India.

India did not get off to a good start chasing runs. The first wicket fell for 28 runs. Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed by Wayne Parnell for 13 runs. After a good start Shubman Gill was dismissed by Kagiso Rabadar for 28 runs. The second wicket fell for 48 runs. After that, Ishaan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer formed a formidable partnership. They also completed the century partnership. Two stars completed their own half-centuries.

They made a partnership of 161 runs. The third wicket fell for 209 runs. Ishan Kishan was dismissed for 93 off 84 balls by Imad Fortuin. He hit 7 sixes and 4 fours. On the other hand, Shreyas Iyer continued his innings. He completed the century. Sanju Samson gave him worthy accompaniment. The two made a half-century partnership. In the end, Team India reached the target of victory in 45.5 overs. Shreyas Iyer remained unbeaten after playing an innings of 113 runs off 111 balls. He hit 15 fours. Sanju remained unbeaten on 30 runs.

Published by:Sudip Paul

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