IND vs SA: Twitter Reacts As South Africa Win Thrilling Final ODI To Whitewash India 3-0
IND vs SA: Twitter Reacts As South Africa Win Thrilling Final ODI To Whitewash India 3-0

Indian bowler Deepak Chahar’s rearguard act went in vain as South Africa managed to win a thrilling final ODI to whitewash India 3-0 in the ODI series.

Chasing 288, the visitors were once again propelled by a second-wicket partnership between Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. Both of them reached their fifties before being dismissed.

Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav got starts but couldn’t convert them into anything substantial. However, a stunning partnership for the eighth wicket between Chahar and Jasprit Bumrah tilted the scales in the Men in Blue’s favor.

Virat Kohli
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Chahar smashed his way to a 31-ball 50 and looked set to take the visitors home. Unfortunately, a lapse in concentration saw him throw his wicket away with just 10 runs remaining. The tail couldn’t wag further and the last two wickets fell within five runs to hand the Proteas a 4-run victory.

Earlier, the Proteas got off to a poor start. They lost their first three wickets with just 70 runs on the board. However, as has been the case throughout the series, India failed to break the fourth wicket stand.

Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen put on 144 runs for the fourth wicket. The former reached his 6th century in 16 innings against India, continuing his brilliant white-ball form.

Quinton de Kock, South Africa
Quinton de Kock. (Photo: Twitter)

Rassie reached his fifty before the duo fell in successive overs. David Miller then hung around with the lower middle-order to add useful runs on the board and took the Proteas to 287.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to South Africa’s whitewash:

 

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