South Africa emerged victorious over India in the second ODI, securing an 8-wicket win. This result has added a captivating twist to the series, as both teams are now level at 1-1. The upcoming third match promises an intense battle for series supremacy.
In the recent match, India, after losing the toss and batting first, scored 211 runs in 46.2 overs. Opener Sai Sudarshan notched his second fifty in his second match with a score of 62, while KL Rahul contributed 56 runs. Unfortunately, no other batsman performed well. Nandre Berger took 3 wickets, and Byron Hendricks and Keshav Maharaj claimed 2 wickets each.
In a stellar pursuit of 212 runs, the South African team displayed a commendable performance. Opener Tony DeGeorge shone with an unbeaten century, scoring 119 runs, while Reese Hendix added 52 runs, forming a formidable 130-run partnership for the first wicket. Rassie van der Dussen contributed 36 runs, steering the team to victory with a total of 212 for 2 wickets in 42.3 overs. Notably, DeGeorge marked his first ODI century. On the bowling front, Rinku Singh and Areshdeep claimed 1 wicket each for India.