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IND vs SA | Internet reacts as Sanju Samson’s heroic batting goes in vain; South Africa win by nine runs

Sanju Samson’s valiant 63-ball 86 not out was not enough for India in the first ODI against South Africa as they were beaten by nine runs in Lucknow. In a match that was reduced to a 40-overs game, Shikhar Dhawan and his boys finished with 240/8 after they were asked to see off the target of 250.
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newscricket39 minutes ago

IND vs SA | Internet reacts to ‘furious’ Quinton de Kock’s epic exchange with Temba Bavuma after failed DRS

Fans often see teammates not arriving at the same conclusion regarding specific matters and there is nothing wrong with it. Quinton de Kock, too, had a difference of opinion when Tabraiz Shamsi requested Temba Bavuma to take DRS after an LBW appeal, only to see the ball missing leg stump in replays.
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newscricket4 hours ago

IND vs SA | Internet reacts to ball boy ‘teaching’ Indian fielders how to catch after two consecutive drops

Even in a game between two heavyweights, fans often see someone from outside taking all the limelight. Such an incident took place on Thursday during India’s first ODI versus South Africa when a ball boy, out of no where, took an impressive catch beyond deep mid-wicket during South Africa’s innings.
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newscricket7 hours ago

T20 World Cup 2022 | Dwaine Pretorious ruled out of tournament as well as India series due to a fractured thumb

South Africa have suffered a big blow ahead of the T20 World Cup as all-rounder Dwaine Pretorious has fractured his left thumb and will miss the showpiece event. Marco Jansen and Andile Phehlkuwayo are part of the reserves list and either of them might replace Pretorious in the tournament.
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newscricketa day ago

IND vs SA, 3rd T20I | Who said what ft. Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma

India wrapped up the T20I series in Indore on Tuesday with a 49-run loss after playing an experimental lineup courtesy of their unassailable lead having won the first two games. South Africa rode on the back of a stellar inning from Rilee Rossouw to ensure they go to the World T20 on a high.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA 2022, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts as South Africa’s comedy of errors saves crawling Harshal Patel thrice on one ball

Batters sometimes survive a dismissal riding on their luck but getting a life-line thrice on the same ball is quite unusual. Harshal Patel had lady luck on his side in the third T20I as he survived a dismissal thrice due to a comedy of errors from the South African fielders.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA 2022, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts to a laughing Deepak Chahar trolling Tristan Stubbs with fake Mankad attempt

After Charlie Dean’s recent dismissal through Mankading, the debate around the spirit of cricket has been doing the rounds. However, Deepak Chahar trolled South Africa’s Tristian Stubbs as he faked a ‘Mankad’ before issuing a soft warning with a smirk, forcing a smile from Rohit Sharma as well.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA 2022 | Internet reacts to Rohit Sharma hilariously ignoring Rishabh Pant's passionate 'bat laga tha' rant

Rishabh Pant is one of the most lively characters on the field and his energy always leads to interesting incidents. The wicket-keeper’s enthusiasm was on display in the third T20I when he cried out ‘bat laga tha’ despite both bowler Umesh Yadav and Rohit Sharma convinced there was no wood involved.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs SA, 3rd T20I | Internet reacts to under-fire Temba Bavuma's nervous reaction after denying risky single

A mis-communication between two batters often culminates into fatal mix-ups and one of them getting run-out. Such an incident nearly occurred in Indore on Tuesday as Quinton de Kock narrowly survived, leading to a nervous expression on Temba Bavuma’s face who is under pressure with his recent form.
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newscricket3 days ago

IND vs SA, 2nd T20I | Who said what featuring David Miller, Suryakumar Yadav

India clinched their first T20I series at home against South Africa in entertaining style by scoring a mammoth 237 before being subjected to an onslaught themselves at the hands of David Miller. Eventually, India did manage a comfortable 16-run win to raise some serious questions for the Proteas.
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