SA vs IND: Thanks to Rohit Sharma’s magnificent century (122 not out) and Yazuvendra Chahal’s brilliant bowling (4 wickets), Team India has started with the victory of his campaign in the World Cup 2019 (World Cup2019).
Team India defeated South Africa by six wickets easily in a match played at Southampton. The target of 228 runs from South Africa was achieved by the Indian team losing just 4 wickets in 47.3 overs. Rohit Sharma faced 144 balls during his innings and hit 13 fours and two sixes.
Chasing the South African goal, India’s entire innings is centered around Hitman Rohit Sharma. The team quickly lost the wickets of Shikhar Dhawan (8) and Virat Kohli (18) but Rohit then managed to take the team with Rahul (26) and 95 runs with MS Dhoni (34).
Rohit, along with Hardik Pandya (15 not out), brought the team to victory. Rohit has scored a century today but his innings are not immaculate. During his century innings, he got two lives. Earlier, under the leadership of spinner Yazuvendra Chahal, Team India had restricted the team of Faf du Plessis to 227 runs in the 50 overs. Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets of South Africa with both openers Amla and Decock.
Giving a good start to Team India, after which Yuzvendra Chahal took consecutive wickets and hit the South African middle-order. For South Africa, Chris Morris (42) and captain Faf du Plessis (38) were the top scorers for South Africa.