This year, the Indian cricket team is playing strongly and appearing at the top of the points table. The constant winning of India is making us believe that there is a high chance of getting a World Cup trophy for our nation. All the matches India had against other teams were tremendous but some of the matches were mind-blowing such as India’s win over Sri Lanka.
However, one of the most promising winnings over South Africa brings great honour to the country. This match has created a lot of buzz on social media and people are constantly talking about it. Those who watched yesterday’s match are aware that India won the match by scoring 243 runs whereas the opposite team was able to score just 83 runs.
With this win, India continued to give us a high chance of winning in the World Cup 2023. Speaking about yesterday’s match India scored a total of 326 runs whereas South Africa bowled out by scoring only 83 runs which is not even half of the winning score that they were supposed to make.
As of now, India has played a total of 8 matches and impressively they won all the matches they played in the ongoing tournament and made a series of wins. On the other side, South Africa also tried to maintain their winning streak but in front of India, they lost the battle and got the 2nd spot on the points table. The team of South Africa has played 8 matches so far out of which they won 6 and lost 2.
The face of India with South Africa was on Sunday 5th November 2023 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India beautifully bowled out their opponent in 83 runs in 27.1 overs. Now India is on top. South Africa is in 2nd and 3rd spot is taken by Australia. We are proud to say that, after 2003, it is the 2nd time in the history of the ODI World Cup that India has maintained a winning streak without losing a single match.
Each player of the Indian cricket team is playing well but in yesterday’s match, 3 players played very well and played a crucial role in winning the match against South Africa. All three players, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, and Ravindra Jadeja are trending on social media.
According to the match, Ravindra Jadeja won the title of the first Indian spinner who collected 5 wickets. The player, Kuldeep Yadav took the opening wicket of the match as Marco Jansen was caught at cover by Ravindra Jadeja.
Besides that, Virat Kohli gave a wonderful return gift to all Cricket fans by equaling the extraordinary record of Sachin Tendulkar of 49 ODI centuries. History had created at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Besides, with this win, India has qualified for the semi-finals and it will be interesting to watch, what new magic will be seen to watch in upcoming matches. We all want the Indian cricket match to maintain its winning streak.
Furthermore, as per the states, India has consistently won 8 matches in the ODI World Cup 2023 and is at 16 points with a net run rate of (+) 2.456. With this unbeatable win, India has become the first team in the tournament to qualify for the semi-finals. Besides India, the only team that has 12 points are South Africa with a net run rate of (+) 1.376 who still need to win a match to qualify for semi finals.
The match of South Africa against Afghanistan will decide their seat for the semi-final round. This upcoming match will be on Friday, 10th November 2023. Let’s see what will happen in this match.