India vs South Africa Match Highlights Score and Updates, Cricket World Cup 2023, Match 37, Eden Gardens, Kolkata, IND vs SA Scorecard
On his 35th birthday in one of the game’s iconic venues packed with the most exuberant fans, Virat Kohli equaled his idol Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most ODI centuries with his 49th hundred, laying the foundation for India’s 243-run pummelling of South Africa in the World Cup.
India Vs South Africa Match Highlights Today
- Match: IND vs RSA, 37th Match, ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
- Date: Sunday, November 05, 2023
- Toss: India won the toss and opted to bat
- Time: 2:00 PM
- Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
It was a day to remember at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata as India faced off against South Africa in the 37th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. India’s performance left fans with amazing batting & brilliant bowling performance, which was nothing less than sensational and made The cricketing world treated to on that memorable day.
Virat Kohli: The Indian Brilliant Inning:
India came up to bat first, their innings were like a treat to their fans on the cricket field. It all started with Rohit Sharma, who led the charge with a fastest knock of 40 runs from just 24 balls. He lit up the stadium with six boundaries and two massive sixes, setting the tone for an explosive inning.. Then, there was Shubman Gill, the young sensation on the other side of the wicket giving Hitman full support and also joining in, with his delightful 23 runs off 24 balls for a short span before being dismissed by Maharaj. But the true star of the show was the one and only Virat Kohli, who delivered a masterclass in batting. He remained unbeaten with a century, scoring 101 runs from 121 balls at the crucial time of the match, with ten boundaries that left the fans in awe.
And wait let’s not forget Shreyas Iyer, who was magical with his bat, made 77 runs with eight boundaries and a magnificent big six. KL Rahul chipped in with 8 runs, and Suryakumar Yadav added to the excitement with a quickfire 22 runs. But the hero of the match was Ravindra Jadeja as he closed the Indian innings in style, smashing an unbeaten 29 from just 15 balls, hitting three big sixes and three boundaries.
The Indian innings ended with a good total of 326/5 in 50 overs, setting an imposing target for the South African side.
South Africa Bowling Struggles:
The South African bowlers did not manage and struggled to stop the Indian batsmen. Each of their bowlers – Lungi Ngidi, Marco Jansen, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, and Tabraiz Shamsi – could only take one wicket each.
South African Batting Struggles:
When it was South Africa’s turn to bat, they faced a tough challenge chasing a big target. Quinton de Kock, their wicketkeeper, could only score 5 runs before being dismissed. Their top-order batsmen like Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, and Heinrich Klaasen all got out quickly.
David Miller provided a bit of hope with 11 runs, but he also got out. Marco Jansen and Keshav Maharaj tried to resist the Indian bowling attack, but Ravindra Jadeja spoiled their strategy and took five wickets, making it very difficult for South Africa to be in the game. They only managed to score 83 runs before getting all out in just 27.1 overs. The Indian bowlers, led by Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, and Ravindra Jadeja, secured a big win convincingly.
India won the match by a massive 243-run margin. Virat Kohli’s unbeaten century and Ravindra Jadeja’s five-wicket made it a memorable victory for India in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. It was a match that will be talked about for a long time, and India set a new standard for performance in the tournament.
The Final Verdict:
Today’s Match between India & South Africa was all about India’s supremacy. It was a match that will be remembered in cricketing history, with India showing their dominance with a Massive 243-run victory over South Africa.
As the sun set at Eden Gardens, the Indian team stood tall and victorious, and the roar of the crowd reverberated in the hearts of cricket fans worldwide. This was a match that will be cherished, relished, and talked about for generations
India Innings Scorecard: 325/5 (50 Overs)
|Rohit (c) (c Bavuma b Rabada)||40||24||6||2||166.67|
|Shubman Gill (b Maharaj)||23||24||4||0||95.83|
|Kohli (not out)||101||121||10||0||83.47|
|Shreyas Iyer (c Markram b Lungi Ngidi)||77||87||8||1||88.51|
|Rahul (wk) (c van der Dussen b Marco Jansen)||8||17||0||0||47.06|
|Suryakumar Yadav (c de Kock b Shamsi)||22||14||4||1||157.14|
|Ravindra Jadeja (not out)||29*||15||3||3||193.33|
Extras: 26 (b 0, lb2, w 22, nb 2)
Did not Bat: Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Siraj
Powerplays: 0.1-10 Overs: 91 Runs
Fall of Wickets:
62-1 (Rohit, 5.5)
93-2 (Shubman Gill, 10.3)
227-3 (Shreyas Iyer, 36.5)
249-4 (Rahul, 42.1)
285-5 (Suryakumar Yadav, 45.6)
South Africa Innings: 83/10 (27.1 Overs)
|Quinton de Kock (wk) (b Siraj)||5||10||1||0||50.00|
|Temba Bavuma (c) (b Ravindra Jadeja)||11||19||1||0||57.89|
|Rassie van der Dussen (lbw b Shami)||13||32||1||0||40.62|
|Aiden Markram (c Rahul b Shami)||9||6||2||0||40.62|
|Heinrich Klaasen (lbw b Ravindra Jadeja)||1||11||0||0||9.09|
|David Miller (b Ravindra Jadeja)||11||11||2||0||100.00|
|Marco Jansen (c Ravindra Jadeja b Kuldeep Yadav)||14||30||1||0||46.67|
|Keshav Maharaj (b Ravindra Jadeja)||7||11||1||0||63.64|
|Kagiso Rabada (c and b Ravindra Jadeja)||6||26||0||0||23.08|
|Lungi Ngidi (b Kuldeep Yadav)||0||3||0||0||0.00|
|Tabraiz Shamsi (not out)||4||4||0||0||100.00|
Extras:2 (b 0, lb 0, w 2)
Powerplays: 0.1-10 Overs: 35 Runs
Fall of Wickets:
6-1 (Quinton de Kock, 1.4)
22-2 (Temba Bavuma, 8.3)
35-3 (Aiden Markram, 9.5)
40-4 (Heinrich Klaasen, 12.5)
40-5 (Rassie van der Dussen, 13.1)
59-6 (David Miller, 16.3)
67-7 (Keshav Maharaj, 18.4)
79-8 (Marco Jansen, 25.4)
79-9 (Kagiso Rabada, 26.2)
83-10 (Lungi Ngidi, 27.1)