Sunday, February 22, 2015

India sets a huge target of 308 runs for South Africa as Shikhar Dhawan scored century

Another important match in cricket world cup 2015, India vs South Africa started today and team India sets a huge target of 308 runs in front of South Africa. Indian batsmen showed full temperament throughout the innings. India lost their first wicket very early in the form of Rohit Sharma in the 3rd over when India was 9/1. But Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan pair shaped the innings very well and scored 100 runs partnership (127 runs from 149balls) between them. In 28th over Virat Kohli fell to Imran Tahir after scoring 46 runs from 60 balls. After that Ajinkya Rahane and Dhawan scored another century run partnership of 125 runs. After 261/2 India lost Shikhar Dhawan to Wayne Parnell(137 of 145 balls). After that India two quick wickets of Sureash Raina(5 runs) and Ajinkya Rahane (79 from 60 balls). Dhoni scored 18 from 11 balls. At the end Ashwin and Shami were batting at the crease and India scored 307/7 in 50 overs. In South Africa bowling Morne Morkel took 2 wickets while Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Wayne Parnell took 1 wicket each.

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