India vs South Africa: The first match of the three-match ODI series between India and South Africa was played at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. In this exciting match played in Lucknow, South Africa defeated India by 9 runs. Batting first, South Africa scored 249 runs. In response to which the Indian team could score only 240 runs and lost the match by 9 runs. On the other hand, Indian team captain Shikhar Dhawan has said a big thing after the defeat against Africa. Indian team captain Shikhar Dhawan said that this game was very good. Very proud of the way the team played. We didn’t get off to a good start. But Shreyas Iyer, Samson and Shardul batted brilliantly. We conceded a lot of runs on this wicket where both spin and swing was available. Our fielding was also average. But this is a good lesson for us.
Africa had given the target of 250 runs
The first ODI match between India and South Africa was played at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow. Gone. In this match, Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and decided to field first. After losing the toss, the South African team, who came to bat first, scored 249 runs for 4 wickets in 40 overs. In this way, the Indian team got a target of 250 runs in 40 overs to win the first match. South African middle order batsmen David Miller and Henry Klaasen played brilliant innings. David Miller scored 75 runs in 63 balls. He hit 5 fours and 3 sixes during his innings. At the same time, Henry Klaasen scored 74 runs in 65 balls. Henri Klaasen hit 6 fours and 2 sixes during his innings.