India beats South Africa by 7 wickets in 2nd ODI in Ranchi.


India beat South Africa by 7 wickets in 2nd ODI in Ranchi to level three-match series 1-1. In the second one day international cricket, India beat South Africa by seven wickets at the JSCA International Stadium Complex, in Ranchi last night to level the three-match series 1-1.

Shreyas Iyer scored his second ODI hundred as India beat South Africa by seven wickets on Sunday with 25 balls to spare. Iyer finished with his highest ODI score of 113 not out and put on 161 runs with Ishan Kishan (93) for the third wicket as India eased to 282-3 in 45.5 overs in the second one-day international.Batting first, South Africa posted 278 for seven in the stipulated fifty overs with the help of Aiden Markram’s 79 and Reeza Hendricks’ 74 runs.

In reply, India overhauled the target in just 45.5 overs for the loss of three wickets riding on Shreyas Iyer’s unbeaten 113 and Ishan Kishan 93 runs. Shreyas Iyer was declared Player of the Match.Earlier, South Africa’s stand-in captain Keshav Maharaj opted to bat first. The third and final one day international of the series will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi tomorrow.

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