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Monday, April 15, 2019

Rahul Dravid takes to India series level 2-2

Cricket Highlights - Rahul Dravid takes to India series level 2-2


South Africa tour of India 5-match one-day international series of the 5th ODI match played between India vs South Africa at Mumbai in 2005 - India won by 5 Wickets.

Must needing victory to Graeme Smith and South Africa a first-ever ODI series to win on Indian soil but Indian skipeer Rahul Dravid gambled by decided to fielding first.

It was a risky decision given that the team batting first had won five of seven matches played under lights at Mumbai.

South Africa lost early two just 36 for 2, All rounder Jacques Kallis played magnificent innings played lovely shots in Mumbai Ground.

Jacques Kallis Just nine shots missed his magnificent hundred, He was scored a brilliant 91 off 146 deliveries.

Mark Boucher played crusial runs for South Africa team, He was got out for 35, Shoun Pollock played unbeaten 30 helped to South Africa managed the score 221 for 6 wickets in 50 overs.

India chasing 222, India lost first Gautam Gambhir for 0, 1-1, Sachin Tendulkar played five lovely shots, He was scored 30.

Virender Sehwag contributed brilliant 27 off 20 balls, Yuvraj Singh missed one shot to his half century, he scored scintillating 49 off 64.

Mohammad Kaif played important role he did not lost his Wicket, All credit goes Mr. Defendable The Wall Rahul Dravid played captain innings.

Rahul Dravid scored a match winning unbeaten 78-runs helped to India beat South by 5 wickets and India level the 5 match series 2-2.