India vs South Africa
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IND vs SA- Match Preview, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021-22, 2nd ODI. India and South Africa will face each other in the 2nd ODI of the ongoing series. IND vs SA 2nd ODI is scheduled to take place on January 21 (Friday) at Boland Park Stadium in Paarl. The hosts South Africa outplayed India in the 1st ODI by 31 runs.

In IND vs SA 1st ODI, South Africa slammed 296-4 on the scoreboard after opting to bat first. Openers Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan could not go big, hitting 27 and 6 respectively. Aiden Markram also lost his wicket for just 4 runs. However, Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen slammed astonishing centuries later.

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Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma
Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma. (Photo: Twitter)

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Bavuma slammed 110 and Rassie hit unbeaten 129 to build a brilliant 204-run stand for the 4th wicket. Indian bowlers managed to get early wickets but totally failed against the Temba-Rassie duo. Jasprit Bumrah got 2 scalps while Ravichandran Ashwin picked 1 wicket. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, and Yuzvendra Chahal remained wicketless as the home team piled up 296-4 on the board.

 

KL Rahul, 50+ scores
KL Rahul (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Later, India lost opener KL Rahul cheaply for 12. However, Shikhar Dhawan slammed 79 runs and one-down Virat Kohli supported him with his 51-run knock. Both also made a 92-run partnership. However, India lost quick wickets in the middle-order which affected their innings.

Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Rishabh Pant (16), Shreyas Iyer (17), and Venkatesh Iyer (2) got out within a span of 3 overs to send the team into backfoot. After reaching 188-6 at one point, India’s hope of victory was almost diminished. In the end, Shardul Thakur did manage to pile up some runs with his unbeaten 50. However, India finished on the losing end, reaching 265-8 in 50 overs.

 

IND vs SA- Match Preview, India’s Tour Of South Africa 2021-22, 2nd ODI

India

IND vs SA ODI, Team India
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KL Rahul is the skipper of India in the IND vs SA ODI series in the absence of Rohit Sharma. In the 1st ODI, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli gave good batting performances, hitting 79 and 51 respectively. In bowling, Jasprit Bumrah scalped most 2 wickets while Ravichandran Ashwin picked 1 wicket.

India Squad: KL Rahul (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Prasidh Krishna, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Jayant Yadav, Navdeep Saini.

South Africa

Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma
Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma. (Photo: Twitter)

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South Africa will be led by Temba Bavuma in the IND vs SA ODI 2nd ODI. In the 1st ODI, Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen smacked spectacular centuries, hitting 110 and 129* respectively. In bowling, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi, and Lungi Ngidi picked 2 wickets each.

South Africa Squad: Temba Bavuma (C), Zubayr Hamza, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Marco Jansen, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Quinton de Kock, Kyle Verreynne, Keshav Maharaj, Sisanda Magala, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.

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