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It was a series owned by Virat Kohli – Faf du Plessis recalled the time when India beat the Proteas 5-1 back in 2018

July 7, 2020

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Faf du Plessis, the ex-captain of the South African cricket team, went down memory lane recently. Recently, he was recollecting the time when Proteas was beaten by India (5-1) in 2018. One of the ODI matches was abandoned due to rain and the game was occurring at the Wanderers in Johannesburg. It was where the host group lost capability because of injury concerns.

In the first match, Faf began with a 120 at Kingsmead in Durban. However, after scoring a decent run, his team lost to India. He was forced to sit out in the rest of the matches due to a finger injury. Indeed, even Quinton de Kock built up a wrist injury after just two or three games.

Faf felt like men were taking on boys

Recollecting the cricket game, Du Plessis referenced that he felt it was like “men taking on boys”. Indeed, the Indian cricket team fixed the screws on them, even as the host group continued stressing. Faf likewise commended India for being the champion group in the respective arrangement.

The current Indian cricket team captain, Virat Kohli wounded the South African bowling. At an immense normal of 186, he scored 558 runs. He recorded 3 centuries and a half-century during this series. In the 3rd ODI at Newlands, he also scored a highest of 160 runs in Cape Town.

Rohit Sharma, the vice-captain of cricket India, was the second most noteworthy run-scorer. He demonstrated Kohli’s sheer strength. India dominated the cricket matches thoroughly, except the game at the Wanderers, without difficulty.

No one was surprised when Virat was pronounced as the Player of the Series for that series. Kohli’s team even won the T20I arrangement 2-1. Their entire series was excellent as the Indian cricketers were at one of their best in that series against South Africa.

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