the pavilion soon, at the same score of 97. India, sometimes referred to as “Men in Blue”, won their match against South Africa in Kolkata in the World Cup with a score of 243 runs. South Africa, known for playing gutsy cricket, surrendering with a score of just 83 runs. Ravindra Jadeja was the MVP with five wickets for 33 runs. The brilliant batting from Rohit Sharma, with a 40 off 24 balls, launched the Indian innings, and push past 90 runs at the end of 10 overs.
Ultimately, Sharma and Shubman Gill were the only two prior to the huge victory, as both making scores of 97 each. The Men in Blue will take on the Netherlands in their following game on November 12. 16) and Hardik Pandya (23 off 15) who settled the equation in favor of the Men in Blue in no time. Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer formed a key 134-run partnership that powered the Blues to score on a difficult Kolkata pitch. This was often challenging for batters, especially in the face of the skilled spinners.
Fortunately, the duo was enabled to settle without disturbing the run rate, aided by the quick pace set by their captain Rohit Sharma. Iyer got 77 in 87 balls with nine bounds. Meanwhile, Kohli played an outstanding innings on the day of his birthday, scoring 101 in 121 balls. This evened Sachin Tendulkar’s record of hitting 49 ODI centuries. Suryakumar Yadav with 22 in 16 and Hardik Pandya with 23 in 15 ultimately finished the game for the Men in Blue.
Cricket players Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja scored 14 and 29 runs respectively during India’s 326 run-total in the allocated overs.