India vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Rohit ton helps India thrash SA by 6 wickets, Chahal, Sharma shape India’s easy win. Former England captain Michael Vaughan on Wednesday expressed his displeasure after seeing so many empty seats at the World Cup match between India and South Africa. India’s Rohit Sharma, left, watches captain Virat Kohli react after being dismissed during the Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, England, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
Once du Plesses dropped Rohit, he played a ramp shot to add salt to the wound. In all, he hit 13 fours and two sixes. The Indian opener was given a second life towards the end of the chase with David Miller dropping a regulation catch. The skipper was effusive in his praise of Rohit Sharma and said: “This is by far Rohit’s best ODI innings.”
To recall, in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, apart from India and South Africa, eight other teams are showing off their skills on the field. The month-and-a-half-long ICC Cricket World Cup is being played at 11 venues across England and Wales. Semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham, with the final scheduled at Lord’s on July 14.
Rohit Sharma cracked his 23rd ODI hundred and second in the World Cup to remain unbeaten on 122 off 144 balls. with 13 boundaries and two sixes, to ensure a sixwicket win with 15 balls to spare. South Africa crashed to their third consecutive defeat. Amla, who is struggling for form, edged a ball that angled at 140km/h and straightened for Rohit Sharma to take the catch at second slip catch.