IND vs SA 2nd ODI Team India Victory Over Whom Will the Middle Order Do Wonders
Team India had to face defeat by 31 runs in the first ODI of the series played in Paarl. Despite a good start, Team India had to face defeat. Team India, Known for chasing the target, felt the target of 297 runs like a mountain. The biggest reason for team India was the failure of the Indian middle-order badly. On Friday, the second ODI will be played in Paarl itself.
Brilliant Partnership of Opener Shikhar Dhawan and Former Captain Virat Kohli
Team India was given a solid foundation by opener Shikhar Dhawan and former captain Virat Kohli for the second wicket with a partnership of 92 runs in 17 overs. Despite this, Team India's middle order faltered in front of the South Africa bowlers due to its carelessness. Shreyas iyer17, Rishabh Pant 16, and Venkatesh Iyer got out after scoring just 2 runs. At the time when Team India was continuously losing wickets, Venkatesh Iyer and Rishabh Pant lost wickets due to their carelessness and gave South Africa a chance to return to the match.
The Middle-order will have to be handled in the second ODI.
Team India had lost all three middle-order batsmen within 3 overs. Team India's innings were completely faltering as soon as Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan were dismissed. The difference between the victory and defeat of the Indian team in the second ODI will also create the Indian middle order.
Team India Awaits first Win in 2022
Team India is waiting for the first victory in 2022. So far, the Indian team has faced defeat in all three international matches. Team India also had to face defeat in the first ODI played in Paarl after the Johannesburg and Cape Town Tests. On Friday, the Indian team will aim to level the series and register its first win in the year 2022.