ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: India Vs South Africa | Match Result

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India beat South Africa by 6 wickets in the 8th match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on Wednesday.

India has got the perfect start to open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Rose Bowl, Southampton.
Yuzvendra Chahal was the pick of the men in blue bowlers. He bamboozled South Africa batsman with 4 wickets from his 10 overs for just 51 runs on his ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 debut.

However, South Africa managed to post a total of just 227-9 in 50 overs following a torrid show by the batsmen while India cruised to bag the victory. The defeat was South Africa’s 3rd  defeat in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 whereas the Men in Blue start their campaign with a win.

Man of the Match

Rohit Sharma, who made an unbeaten century, was the star of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match for the Indian side. Rohit grew in fluency throughout his innings and took India to the finishing line.

Scorecard

India

Batsman Dismissal Runs Balls Fours (4’s) Sixes (6’s) Fall of wicket
Shikhar Dhawan b Rabada c de Kock 8 12 1 0 13/1 Dhawan
Rohit Sharma not out 122 144 12 2 54/2 Kohli
Virat Kohli b Phelukwayo c de Kock 18 34 1 0 139/3 Rahul
Lokesh Rahul b Rabada c Du Plessis 26 40 2 0 213/4 Dhoni
MS Dhoni c&b Morris 34 46 2 0
Hardik Pandya not out 15 7 2 0
Total 230/4 47.3 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Imran Tahir 10 0 58 0
Kagiso Rabada 10 1 39 2
Chris Morris 10 3 36 1
Andile Phehlukwayo 8.3 0 40 1
Tabraiz Shamsi 9 0 55 0

South Africa

Batsman Dismissal Runs Balls Fours (4’s) Sixes (6’s) Fall of wicket
Hashim Amla b Bumrah c Rohit 6 9 1 0 11/1 Amla
Quinton de Kock b Bumrah c Kohli 10 17 1 0 24/2 Quinton de Kock
Faf du Plessis b Chahal 38 54 4 0 77/3 Dussen
Rassie van der Dussen b Chahal 22 37 1 0 79/4 du Plessis
David Miller c&b Chahal 31 40 1 0 89/5 Duminy
JP Duminy lbw b Kuldeep 3 10 0 0 135/6 Miller
Andile Phehlukwayo b Chahal st Dhoni 34 59 1 1 158/7 Phelukwayo
Chris Morris b Bhuvneshwar c Kohli 42 34 1 2 224/8 Morris
Kagiso Rabada not out 31 35 2 0 227/9 Tahir
Imran Tahir b Bhuvneshwar c Kedar 0 2 0 0
Total 227/9 50 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 10 0 44 2
Jasprit Bumrah 10 1 35 2
Hardik Pandya 6 0 31 0
Kuldeep Yadav 10 0 46 1
Yuzvendra Chahal 10 0 51 4
Kedar Jadhav 4 0 16 0

 

Meanwhile, India – led by Virat Kohli, warmed up to the event with a loss and a win against New Zealand and Bangladesh respectively in practice matches of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

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