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|Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:44 am Post subject: SA keep series alive with 5-wicket win
|outh Africa beat India by 6 wickets in the fourth ODI on Sunday to register its first win in the six-match ODI series. The hosts have never lost a match in the pink jersey and they kept that record intact and reduce India's series lead to 3-1.
Heinrich Klaasen's unbeaten 43 in 27 balls helped the Proteas chase down the revised target of 202 in 28 overs in the rain reduced match at Johannesburg.
The hosts were 43 for 1 in 7.2 overs when the play was stopped for the second time due to lightning after which rain delayed the start of proceedings further.India went out for an all-out attack on the hosts after the break picking up three wickets for 59 runs before Klaasen started to counter attack along with David Miller (39 off 28 balls).
Klaasen and Miller's 72-run stand for the fifth wicket took the game away from India.Ab de Villiers also played a cameo scoring 25 off 18 balls in his comeback match for the home side while Andile Phehlukwayo finished off the http://www.montrealcanadiensofficialonline.com/Adidas-Andrew-Shaw-Jersey match with a six while remaining not out on 23 from 5 balls.
For India, Kuldeep Yadav was the pick of the bowlers as he finished with 2 wickets for 51 runs in 6 overs, while Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and Yuzvendra Chahal got one wicket each.Earlier, opener Shikhar Dhawan marked his 100th One-Day International (ODI) with a brilliant 109 to take India to http://www.officialauthenticbillsstore.com/womens_colton_schmidt_jersey 289/7 in 50 overs after they opted to bat first at the Wanderers.
Dhawan, who hit his 13th century, shared a 158-run second-wicket stand with captain Virat Kohli (75) as a ruthless India showed strong intent to clinch the six-match series.
India were cruising at 197/2 in 34 overs when the play was interrupted for nearly an hour due to lightning. After the play resumed, India lost the plot and lost wickets regularly to what looked an under-par total.
Kohli and Dhawan then steered India to a position of strength. Both matched strokes per strokes as they played sensibly, waiting for weak deliveries.Kohli stamped his authority as he continued to punish the South African bowlers. For someone coming Patric Hornqvist Jersey into the match with scores of 112, 46 not out, 160 not out, batting looked easy. He registered his 46th ODI Authentic Peter Forsberg Jersey fifty.
South Africa, playing without any spinners, looked out of ideas to stop the two with no variety in their bowling. Part-time Jean-Paul Duminy delivered four overs of spin but, expectedly, didn't look like taking a wicket.
At the other end, left-hander Dhawan pulled, cut, and drove with ease as the partnership flourished.The stand was broken when Kohli hit pacer Chris Morris straight into the hands of David Miller at short cover, with India at 178/2 in 31.1 overs. wholesale jerseys cheap nfl jerseys authentic cheap mlb jerseys hockey jerseys