India A vs South Africa A, IND A vs SA A 1st ODI Highlights: India A defeated South Africa A by 69 runs in a match where leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal’s fifer and Shivam Dube’s 79-run knock stole all the headlines, in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
After a good start by India A, the 121-run partnership off just 68 deliveries between Shivam Dube and Axar Patel took India to a huge total of 327 for 6 in the 47 overs per side game. Dube scored 79 runs from 60 deliveries including three fours and six sixes whereas Patel scored 60 runs from 36 deliveries including six fours and three sixes. The duo went ballistic in the last five overs scoring 71 runs.
South Africa A’s Reeza Hendricks’s 110 off 108 balls went in vain as the Proteas weren’t exactly comfortable with the slow nature of the tracks, despite Heinrich Klaasen’s last show. While, Chahal picked up five wickets, Axar picked up two wickets.