India vs South Africa Live Score Updates, 2nd ODI: Sai Sudharsan Departs For 62, Sanju Samson Joins KL Rahul For Three-Down India


IND vs SA, 2nd ODI, Live Updates: India are batting first against South Africa in Gqeberha.© AFP

India vs South Africa 2nd ODI, Live Updates: Sai Sudharsan has slammed a second consecutive ODI half-century to keep two-down India going against South Africa in the second ODI at St George’s Park, Gqeberha. Captain KL Rahul is solid at the other end. India lost Ruturaj Gaikwad and Tilak Varma to left-arm pacer Nandre Burger. The pitch offered superb help to pacers at the start and South African bowlers beautifully used it to their advantage. Earlier, South Africa captain Aiden Markram won the toss and opted to bowl first. (Live Scorecard)

India (Playing XI): KL Rahul(w/c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar

South Africa (Playing XI): Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram(c), Heinrich Klaasen(w), David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Lizaad Williams, Beuran Hendricks

India vs South Africa 2nd ODI Live Score and Updates –

  • 18:26 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: WICKET!

    Sai Sudharsan departs for 62!

    IND 114/3 (26.2)

  • 18:17 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: 100 up for India!

    A total of 11 runs came off Aiden Markram’s first over. KL Rahul hit a four on it while Sai Sudharsan also smashed one boundary.

    IND 109/2 (24)

  • 18:12 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: FOUR!

    A beautiful four down the ground from KL Rahul. It was a good length delivery from Lizaad Williams and Rahul drove it beautifully for a four. He is growing in confidence now the Indian captain. The pitch has also become a bit easy to now. These are really good signs for India! 

    IND 95/2 (22.1)

  • 18:00 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Fifty for Sudharsan!

    A single and Sai Sudharsan races to his half-century in 65 balls. That is the consecutive fifty for the player. He kicked off his international career with unbeaten 55 and now follows it with another fine half-century. Take a bow young man!

    IND 76/2 (19.3)

  • 17:50 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: SIX!

    16.5 – A fuller ball and Sai Sudharsan slog-sweeps it over the deep mid-wicket fence for a six. This was timed with perfection and much-needed for India for Sudharsan.

  • 17:35 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: 50 up for India!

    13.2 – India reach the 50-run mark. They are a bit slow to reach there but you also need to give credit to how tight South African pacers have been. This is a superb batting test for India. The pitch is still offering a lot of help the fast bowlers.

    IND 50/2 (14)

  • 17:22 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: OUT!

    India have lost Tilak Varma! Nandre Burger has his second wicket. Varma’s struggle comes to an end. He top-edged a short ball towards the fine leg where Beuran Hendricks took a good catch sliding forward. Tilak departs for 10 off 30 balls.

    IND 46/2 (11.1)

  • 17:21 (IST)

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  • 17:16 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Lucky there!

    9.4 – Sai Sudharsan went for a drive on the back of a length ball from Nandre Burger but he was lucky that the ball flew away from the first slip through the vacant region to the third man fielder for a single.

  • 17:11 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: India in control!

    Both Sai Sudharsan and Tilak Varma have ensured that India keep going despite losing Ruturaj Gaikwad early in the innings. Sudharsan has grown in confidence and so is Varma. Things look pretty under control for India at the moment.

    IND 40/1 (8.3)

  • 16:48 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: FOUR!

    Extra width outside off stump from Lizaad Williams and Sai Sudharsan brings out a handsome drive on the off side for a four. India get their second boundary of the innings. The southpaw rotates the strike on the very next ball. This is good batting.

    IND 13/1 (3.5)

  • 16:47 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Tight bowling!

    South African pacers Nandre Burger and Lizaad Williams have managed to keep the Indian batters at bay in this innings. A disciplined bowling attack sees India still under pressure.

    IND 8/1 (3.2)

  • 16:36 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live: Gaikwad is gone!

    Ruturaj Gaikwad hit a four to get off the mark and then lost his wicket on the very next ball. That was a really good inswinger from Nandre Burger and that hit the front pad of Gaikwad. Umpire raised his finger but a hopeful Gaikwad went upstairs to see India lose a review.

    IND 4/1 (0.2)

  • 16:23 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Sudharsan in focus!

    Since India will be batting first, the focus will be on Sai Sudharsan, who looked brilliant with the bat the first ODI. The southpaw had scored 55 not out off 43 balls to guide India home in chase of 117 runs at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

  • 16:09 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Here are the playing XIs of both the sides –

    India (Playing XI): KL Rahul(w/c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sai Sudharsan, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, Rinku Singh, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar

    South Africa (Playing XI): Tony de Zorzi, Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram(c), Heinrich Klaasen(w), David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Nandre Burger, Lizaad Williams, Beuran Hendricks

  • 16:04 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: South Africa to bowl first!

    South Africa skipper Aiden Markram has won the toss and opted to bowl first against India at St George’s Park, Gqeberha.

  • 15:57 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Rinku Singh makes ODI debut!

    Rinku Singh has been handed his ODI debut cap.

  • 15:48 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: India eye series win

    India have taken 1-0 lead after registering a comfortable eight-wicket win in the first win match on Sunday. They will now aim to claim the three-match series with a win in today’s match. 

  • 15:22 (IST)

    IND vs SA Live Score: Hello

    Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the second ODI of the three-match series between India and South Africa, straight from St George’s Park, Gqeberha. Stay tuned for all the live updates. 

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