IND vs SA ODI: Team India will have to make a tremendous comeback in to save the series in Ranchi. After losing the first ODI match played by South Africa in Lucknow by just 9 runs, now Team India is in danger of saving the series. Now the second ODI between the two teams is to be held on Sunday at the JSCA Stadium in Ranchi, where Team India has won two out of five matches played so far. While there have been two losses, only one match was resultless. In such a situation, to make a comeback in the three-match ODI series, the team led by Shikhar Dhawan will have to perform well in every field. Teams of India and South Africa reached Ranchi on Friday for the second ODI match. Both teams will take part in the practice session here on Saturday.
Challenge to avoid third consecutive defeat
In Ranchi, the Indian team has had to face defeat in the last two ODIs. In such a situation, there will be a challenge for Indian captain, Shikhar Dhawan, to avoid a third consecutive defeat.
The team management is also worried about the kind of game shown by India’s second-rate team in Lucknow. Indian players will have to improve in batting and fielding. In the first ODI, the players of the Indian team had dropped many catches, due to which the host had to pay for the loss.
South Africa team will play ODI for the first time
South Africa team, which has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, will land in Ranchi to play ODI for the first time. Earlier, India and South Africa have played Test matches here in October 2019. In which the hosts had won by an innings and 202 runs, but now India will have to give their best in the game of 50 overs. The host will land here to play the first match after 2019.
ICC T20 World Cup: Team India will play the first warm-up match on Monday
Indian players started practice as soon as they reached Australia. Indian cricket team led by Rohit Sharma has reached Australia for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup. The Indian team also started preparations as soon as they reach Australia. BCCI posted a photo of Team India on Friday. The Indian team will play a warm-up match against Western Australia on Monday after a three-day practice session in Perth. The team will play four practice matches here.
Waiting for 15 years: The Indian team has reached Australia with hopes of ending the 15-year title drought. The team won the T20 World Cup in 2007.
Women’s T20 cricket: Indian team lost after three consecutive wins
India’s first defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the Asia Cup. The Indian team, which won three consecutive matches in the Women’s T20 Asia Cup, lost to arch-rivals Pakistan by 13 runs on Friday. This is India’s first defeat at the hands of Park in the Asia Cup. While this is Pakistan’s first win against India in T20 cricket after 2016. Pakistan made a wonderful comeback, leaving behind the humiliating defeat at the hands of Thailand 1 day ago.
All-round performance of Nida Dar
Pakistan had set a target of 138 runs for India to win. In reply, the Indian team was bundled out for 124 runs in 19.4 overs. Pakistan’s team scored 137 runs for 6 wickets. Apart from scoring an unbeaten 56, Nida Dar also took 2 wickets. Dar became the player of the match.