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India Lost Fourth Match Against South Africa

Yesterday match between India and South Africa was interesting in the lightning and rainy season. India won the toss and elected to bat Shikhar scored a superb century and gave a good target of 289 but run interpreted the game and target was reduced   202 runs in 28 overs when the target of 290 was reduced to 30 overs. South Africa, led by Class, Miller, and Feluquois, achieved the target of 15 balls, with hosts the comfort of the five-corners under Duckworth Lewis's law

The fourth match of the six-match ODI series. India still lead 3-1 in the series. South Africa scored 207 for five in 25.3 overs. South Africa lost in the same stadium as India fell to Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli. Debutant Man of the Match was unbeaten on 43 off the last ball of the innings. Feluquiao was unbeaten on 23 from 5 balls. Miller (39), De Villiers (26), Amla (33) and Markraq (22) all contributed. Miller and Clarke added 72 runs for the fifth wicket.
While guarding the objective, India had the high ground when AB de Villiers was asked to take a hike with South Africa as yet requiring 100 keeps running off just 67 balls remaining. Be that as it may, the guests conceded swashbuckling batsman David Miller two additional lives which some way or another cost them the diversion. Mill operator, on six, was dropped by Shreyas Iyer off leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal and in the same over got another respite when he was rocked the bowling alley off a no-ball


Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets for India. Shikhar Dhawan (109) was the top scorer for India with 289 runs for the loss of seven wickets in 50 overs. Dhawan was stumped by 109 in the last ball of the innings. Dhawan added 158 runs for the second wicket along with Kohli. India lost to Rohit Sharma (5) in the first innings. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 75 in his 83-ball knock. Indian batsman Ajinkya Rahane and Aisam-ul-Haq posted the wickets of their batsmen in the first over. Dhawan was dismissed for 206 in the 36th over. In the final over, MS Dhoni made 42 runs in the final over. Dhawan is the first Indian to score a century in 100th ODI. Dhawan struck 10 fours and two sixes. Sri Lankan skipper Shreyas Iyer was out for 18 from 21 balls. Rahane (eight), Hardy Pandya (9) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (5) failed to shine. Kagiso Rada and Lungi Nigdi took two wickets each. Scoreboard Shikhar Dhawan was the top scorer for Indi with Virat Kohli, R Booda-9, Bhuvneshwar Runout-5, Kuldeep not out-puja, Extras 18. In the 50 overs, 289 took seven wickets. Falling wicket: 1-20, 2-178, 3-206, 4-210, 5-247, 6-262, 7-282 Bowling: Morkel 10-0-55-1, Rabada 10-0-58-2, NGD 10-0-52-2, Morris 10-0-60-1, Feluquiao 6-0-38-0, Dumini 4- 0-20-0. Duminy LB Kuldeep (10), De Villiers C Sharma b Pandya (26) Miller Elba Chahal (39) and Clarke not out 43 (43), Feluquino not out 23 and Extras (11). 207 for a total of 25.3 overs. Fall of wicket: 1-43, 2-67, 3-77, 4-102, 5-175 Bowling: Bhubaneswar 4-0-27-0, Bump 5-0-21-1, Kuldeep 6-0-51-2, Pandya 5-0-37-1, Chahal 5.3-0-68-1

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