After a loss in the first ODI against South Africa, the Shikhar Dhawan-drove Indian cricket crew returned in style in the second ODI. In 45.5 overs, India chased down a 279-run target.
After the success, opener Shubham Gill welcomed Ishan in an exceptional manner, very much like in the Hrithik Roshan-starrer film Vikram Vedha. At the same time, Gill likewise posted a video of the equivalent alongside the inscription: “Nicely done my Shatak #vikramvedha.”
In the match, Shreyas Iyer’s second ODI century and Ishan Kishan’s showy 93 saw India make a joke of a 279-run target set by South Africa in the second ODI at the JSCA Worldwide Arena Complex in Ranchi on Sunday. The Shikhar Dhawan-drove side consequently evened out the three-match series at 1-1.
India were 48 for 2 at one point in the wake of losing both their openers, Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill, yet a 161-run stand between Iyer and Kishan assisted India in arriving at home with 25 balls in excess. Prior to that, Aiden Markram (79) and Reeza Hendricks (74) had helped South Africa score 278 for 7 out of every 50 overs. Mohammed Siraj dazzled with figures of 3 for 38 of every 10 overs, while Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Kuldeep Yadav and Shardul Thakur guaranteed a wicket each. South Africa’s substitute skipper, Keshav Maharaj, had chosen to bat first against India in the game.