Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Sanju Samson Ind Vs Sa 1st ODI: Sanju Samson fought till the end, India missed such a victory in the first ODI against South Africa

Team India has to face defeat in the first ODI match played in Lucknow. South Africa had given a target of 250 runs to India, but Team India could only score 240 runs and lost the match by 9 runs. In this match of 40-40 overs, Sanju Samson played a strong innings of 86 runs for India and fought till the end. But he could not get Team India to win, India is now 0-1 behind in the three-match series. India’s next match will now be played in Ranchi on 9 October.


South Africa: 249/4 (40)
India: 240/8 (40)

Team India needed 74 runs in the last 5 overs to win, then Sanju Samson and Shardul Thakur were at the crease. When both of them made quick shots, it seemed that Team India can do something amazing. But when Shardul Thakur got out, the hopes of Team India were shattered.

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Sanju Samson stood at the crease on one side and all the batsmen kept coming and going as soon as they saw the front. India needed 30 runs in the last over, Sanju Samson scored 20 runs. Sanju Samson hit 9 fours and 3 sixes in his innings of 86 runs.

Apart from Sanju, Shreyas Iyer scored 50 runs for India in this match, along with Shardul Thakur scored 31 runs. Team India’s top order failed here, Shikhar Dhawan 4, Shubman Gill 3 and Rituraj Gaikwad could only score 13 runs. Ishan Kishan was also dismissed after the start of 20 runs, after which Shreyas-Sanju took over the team.

south africa batting

This match, which was affected due to rain, was done for 40 overs, when South Africa’s batting started, its top order failed. Africa lost its first wicket on the score of 49 and on sight, three wickets fell for 71 runs. Captain Temba Bavuma’s flop show continued again, he could score only 8 runs.

Quinton de Kock played an innings of 48 runs, but for South Africa, Kamal David Miller and Henriques Klaasen made a wonderful partnership. Both added an unbeaten 139 and took their team to the score of 249.

David Miller scored 75 runs in 63 balls, which included 5 fours and 3 sixes. On the other hand, Heinrich Klaasen scored 74 runs in 65 balls, which included 6 fours and 2 sixes. South Africa could reach the score of 249 on the basis of these innings.

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