The 288’s target was down-crossed on a flat track and experienced Quinton de Kok (78 off 66 balls) In the company of a growing sensation Janeman Malan (91 off 108 balls) added 132 runs for the decisive opening stand of the match.
The home side finally reached the target in 48.1 overs to take an unbeaten 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
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KL Rahul’s captaincy ambitions and head coach Rahul DravidLooking forward to seeing him anointed in the long run, however, the back-to-back defeats in the 50-over game on the track came as a rude shock, which was more Indian in nature than South Africa.
India’s ancient approach, which was the first idea of security in the 90s, hurts the team as it is now coming for a while in the white ball format.
The tour that started with a superb Test win at Centurion is now broken and the Indian team is looking to return home on a charter flight on Monday after an inconclusive third ODI at Newlands, which will be a spicy track in comparison. At a Boland Park.
🚨 Result | De Kok (78) and Malan (91) won the PROTEAS by 7 wickets in the innings anchored by the opening pair … https://t.co/OMIqRjgGLI
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Batting, defense Rishabh PantNi’s equestrian style was very defensive, starting with skipper Rahul, whose 55 off 79 balls was an old-fashioned innings that could no longer be aligned with the teams he now wants to join in fearless cricket.
The match slipped out of India’s grip during his innings after Pant’s departure because when the ball did not hit the bat, the others simply failed to move and it was not a track that offered strong and even bounce.
Disrupting Indian cricket is not a new phenomenon but the worry is that nothing has been done to address these issues.
An experienced player like Bhuvneshwar Kumar (8-0-67-0) was swept as well as a six was also pulled by De Kok while Malan will descend from the track to hit him through the covers indicating his initial speed of 130 kmph. , With a lack of diversity. , Simply did not work.
That is from the 2nd ODI. South Africa won by 7 wickets and an unbeaten 2-0 lead in three matches … https://t.co/e3FQk6kaKm
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For Shardul Thakur (40 not out and 5.1-0-36-0), a quality batting show cannot save him unless he reduces the number of bad balls he is bowling per spell.
And Ravichandan Ashwin (10-1-68-0) The end of a second white ball in cricket is likely to make a fuss even before enough wind is blown to pass through it.
Yuzvendra Chahal (10-0-47-1) tried their best but their confidence has been shaken after being inadvertently dropped from the T20 World Cup final squad.
Venkatesh Iyer (22 off 33 balls and 5-0-28-0) Work is still on and its fast tracking practicality is limited in the limited overs set-up and there is more frustration to find a new version of the injured Hardik Pandya. .
Iyer may develop as a good cricketer but he is far from a finished product and may be a short distance from achieving international success in all situations.
Currently, he is not the natural No. 6, who could be a finisher like Pandya who was in his best days before the injury.
If Pant had not played the role of executor for perfection, the target of 288 would not have been possible. And it looked like India would score close to 315 while it was building a stable stand of 115 with its captain.
But one by one their dismissals brought the Proteas back to the Boland Park Strip where making a stroke for the new Better was not an easy proposition.
Shreyas (11 off 14 balls) and Venkatesh (22 off 33 balls) found a real struggle to keep the ball at bat as the pace changed completely.
South Africa were outspoken on the field losing four catches and an easy run out but rarely paid for mistakes.
India finished with a score that was at least 20 runs short of what could be considered challenging. For that, Pant needed to score his first one-day century, which did not happen.
Skipper Rahul dropped the anchor at one end but it was more like his own run which could have really helped the team’s purpose as he was on wickets for more than 30 overs at the start of the innings and could barely score fifty plus.
The approach was hurt even though Pante took charge of keeping the run-rate five plus per over healthy with 10 fours and two sixes.
Both slow left-handed conservative Keshav Maharaj (9-0-52-1) and left-arm wrist spinner Tabrez Shamsi (9-0-57-2), who looked otherwise good, were shown pedestrians by Pant.