Thrilling victory by India in India vs South Africa 2nd ODI cricket match

Thrilling comeback by India in second one day International cricket match played at Johannesburg on Saturday. India defeated South Africa by one run.

Summary of this match

India won the toss and elected to bat first. India put a total of 190 runs for South Africa. India's innings finished in 47.2 overs. Yuvraj Singh scored the highest runs for India with 53 runs in 68 balls. Lonwabo Tsotsobe of South Africa was the most dangerous bowler for Indian batsman. He lifted four wickets for just 22 runs. Victims of Lonwabo Tsotsobe are Murali Vijay, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni and Seresh Raina.

Only 6 Indian batsman, Yuvraj Singh, Murali Vijay, Sachin Tendulkar, MS Dhoni, Seresh Raina and Virat Kohli scored double figure.

South Africa started well. At one time it seemed that India has no hope in this match. Caption's knock from Graeme Smith made the matter worst for Indian team. Graeme Smith scored 77 runs of 98 balls. Second and fourth wicket partnership of South African innings batted well. Munaf Patel took the grip of the match in perfect time. He dismissed four South African batsmen, the first two and the crucial last two wickets. South Africa scored 189 runs in 43 overs. The 43rd over was the thrilling over of this match. South Africa needed just 6 runs in 48 balls with two wickets in hand. Munaf Patel grabbed the two wickets of Morne Morkel and Wayne Parnell to finish the match, one run short of a tie.

Munaf Patel is declared as the man of the match.

Indian batting in this match

Murali Vijay 16
Sachin Tendulkar 24
Virat Kohli 22
Yuvraj Singh 53
MS Dhoni 38
Suresh Raina 11
Rohit Sharma 9
Harbhajan Singh 3
Zaheer Khan 0
Ashish Nehra 1
Munaf Patel not out 6

Fall of wickets in this match – India

1. 21/1 (7.6 over) Murali Vijay,
2. 63/2 (17.5 over) Virat Kohli,
3. 67/3 (18.5 over) Sachin Tendulkar,
4. 150/4 (36.4 over) Yuvraj Singh,
5. 169/5 (41.1 over) Suresh Raina,
6. 172/6 (43.1 over) MS Dhoni,
7. 177/7 (44.5 over) Harbhajan Singh,
8. 179/8 (45.4 over) Zaheer Khan,
9. 184/9 (46.3 over) Rohit Sharma,
10. 190/10 (47.2 over) Ashish Nehra

Bowling summary of South African bowlers in this match

Dale Steyn 2 for 35
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 4 for 22
Morne Morkel 2 for 32
Johan Botha 1 for 35

South African batting in this match

Hashim Amla 4
Graeme Smith 77
Colin Ingram 25
AB de Villiers 8
JP Duminy 13
David Miller 27
Johan Botha 4
Wayne Parnell 12
Dale Steyn 6
Morne Morkel 6
Lonwabo Tsotsobe not out 1

Fall of wickets in this match – South Africa

1. 7/1 (1.5 over) Hashim Amla,
2. 66/2 (12.1 over) Colin Ingram,
3.77/3 (15.1 over) AB de Villiers,
4. 120/4 (24.3 over) JP Duminy,
5.152/5 (32.1 over) Graeme Smith,
6. 160/6 (33.3 over) David Miller,
7.163/7 (35.1 over) Johan Botha,
8. 177/8 (38.6 over) Dale Steyn,
9.188/9 (42.2 over) Morne Morkel,
9. 189/9 (42.6 over) Wayne Parnell

Bowling summary of Indian bowlers in this match

Zaheer Khan 2 for 37
Munaf Patel 4 for 29
Ashish Nehra 1 for 44
Harbhajan Singh 1 for 32
Rohit Sharma 1 for 12


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