Twitter Reacts As Sanju Samson’s Valiant Effort Goes In Useless And South Africa Register 9-Run Win Over India In 1st ODI In Lucknow

Twitter Reacts As Sanju Samson's Valiant Effort Goes In Vain And South Africa Register 9-Run Win Over India In 1st ODI In Lucknow

The primary ODI of the three-match ODI collection between Shikhar Dhawan-led India Nationwide Cricket Workforce and Temba Bavuma-led South Africa Nationwide Cricket Workforce, which is a part of the continuing South Africa tour of India 2022, was performed on the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow on Thursday, October 6.

South Africa Nationwide Cricket Workforce gained by 9 runs in opposition to India Nationwide Cricket Workforce within the ODI collection opener to take a 1-0 lead and bag essential ICC World Cup Tremendous League factors.

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Earlier, there was a delay within the graduation of the play as a result of rain within the metropolis and it turned a 40-overs-per-side contest. India Nationwide Cricket Workforce gained the toss and opted to bowl first within the match.

Batter Ruturaj Gaikwad and leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi made their ODI debuts for India. However, Heinrich Klaasen, Janneman Malan and Tabraiz Shamsi have been again in South Africa enjoying XI for the ODI sport.

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Quinton de Kock. Pic Credit: Twitter

Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan opened the innings for the Proteas and batted cautiously. They regarded respectable out within the center and had a 49-run stand in 73 balls earlier than tempo bowler Shardul Thakur cleaned up Janneman Malan for 22 within the thirteenth over.

Quickly, Shardul additionally castled skipper Temba Bavuma for 8 within the fifteenth over with an absolute jaffa. Within the very subsequent over, left-arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav castled Aiden Markram for a 5-ball duck with a fully unimaginable supply.

In the meantime, wicketkeeper-batter Quinton de Kock fell simply 2 runs in need of a half-century as he acquired out LBW on the rating of 48. His Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) teammate within the Indian Premier League (IPL), leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, was the one to bag his wicket.

David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen
David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen. Pic Credit: Twitter

Then, David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen displayed a batting masterclass. Each the batters regarded in good contact in opposition to Indian bowlers they usually batted with a great strike fee. They’d an unbeaten 138-run partnership in 103 balls.

Heinrich Klaasen smashed 74 runs off 64 balls and David Miller scored 75 runs off 63 balls. Ultimately, the Proteas posted 246 for 4.

In the course of the run-chase, Indian openers – Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan – acquired out after scoring simply 3 and 4 runs respectively.

Debutant Ruturaj Gaikwad batted awfully and scored 42-ball 19 whereas Ishan Kishan scored poor 20 runs off 37 balls.

In the meantime, the 27-year-old Shreyas Iyer performed considered one of his finest knocks in worldwide cricket. He smashed unbelievable 50 runs off 37 balls, together with 8 fours.

Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson ( PC Twitter)

Then, Sanju Samson and Shardul Thakur had an excellent 93-run partnership in 66 balls, earlier than the latter was cleaned up by Lungi Ngidi for 33.

Ultimately, wicketkeeper-batter Sanju Samson performed an impressive knock and smashed 4 boundaries within the final over when India wanted 30 runs off 6 balls to win. Nonetheless, his efforts weren’t sufficient and India confronted defeat within the match. The star wicketkeeper-batter smashed 86 runs off 63 balls, together with 9 fours and three sixes.

Right here’s How Twitter Reacted To The ODI Collection Opener Between India and South Africa: