South Africa Beat India By 31 Runs in first ODI
CRICDOT DESK : South Africa defeated India with 31 runs in the first day’s international match at Borland Park in Pearl on Wednesday. Captains Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen played four games in South Africa for centuries with a total of 296 after Bavuma decided to beat Toss and hit the bat on a slow dry pitch. India achieved its goal during the 92-run second wicket partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. However, both Buttsmen were fired in consecutive overs.
India broke from 138-1 to 214-8 on the 26th, Shah Dalta court sent a hard smack to the undefeated 50 and India finished 265-8.
South Africa 2964 over 50 (T. Bavuma 110, H. vander Dussen 129 not out; J. Bumrah 248)
India 2658 over 50 (S. Dhawan 79, V. Cori 51, S. Takul 50 is not outside. L. Ngidi 264, T. Shamsi252, A. Phehlukwayo226)
Result: South Africa wins 31 runs
Series: South Africa leads three-way streak 10
Toss: South Africa
January 21, Pearl January 23, , Cape Town