Reeza Hendricks scored essential 74 runs off 76 balls to information South Africa to a difficult whole of 278/7 whereas batting first within the second ODI match in opposition to India. The in-form batter missed all three T20Is and was additionally ignored for the primary ODI match. However he was included within the second ODI conflict within the absence of captain Temba Bavuma and he proved his price as soon as once more.
Whereas taking part in within the quantity three place, he shaped an enormous 129-run partnership for the third wicket with Aiden Markram after Proteas’ early fall. He scored 74 runs off 76 balls with the assistance of 9 fours and a six earlier than getting caught out by Shahbaz Ahmed on Mohammed Siraj’s supply in thirty second over.
It was a tough wicket, not simple for a brand new batter: Reeza Hendricks
After the innings, he appeared completely satisfied along with his contribution however regretted over lacking the hundred. Reeza additionally lauded the Indian bowlers’ late comeback to limit his staff beneath the 300-run mark.
“Good to get on the market and contribute to the staff. I might have cherished to get to 3 figures however will take the contribution. It was good to bat with Aiden and to arrange a superb rating. We bought out on the improper time, ought to have pushed to be on the finish. We had been pondering at the least 285 and 300 was on the playing cards if one in every of us stayed via. They bowled effectively on the finish. It was a tough wicket, not simple for a brand new batter. We didn’t have the sport to get to 300,” Reeza mentioned after first innings.
Siraj, who struggled for wickets within the first ODI, took three wickets, together with priceless wickets of Quinton de Kock, Reeza whereas conceding solely 38 runs in his 10-over spell. Debutant Shahbaz and returning all-rounder Washington Sundar additionally took one wicket every to show their potential. It was an total spectacular efficiency from the complete bowling unit, which has struggled to impress currently.