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MS Dhoni scripts incredible win for India in 2nd ODI at Indore

Team India IndoreSkipper MS Dhoni, who had come under fire following a 2-0 loss in T20 series and shocking five-run loss in the first ODI in Kanpur, gave a befitting reply to his critics by leading the team to a 22-run victory in the 2nd ODI in Indore to bring R the series to level.

When India looked down and out at 124/6, Dhoni came to the rescue with a 88-ball 92*. India posted 247/9 in 50 overs, thanks to Dhoni, Rahane (51) and Harbhjan (22).

Dhoni did well with frequent bowling changes, right field placements and bricking efforts behind the stumps. He took three catches and triggered a stumping too. He kept putting pressure on South Africa, which bowled out for 225 in 43.4 overs and lost the match by 22 runs.


India 247/9 in 50 overs (Dhoni 92*, Rahane 51, Dhawan 23, Harbhajan 22); Steyn 3/49, Morkel 2/42, Tahir 2/42.

South Africa 225 in 43.4 overs. (Quinton de Kock 34, Faf du Plessis 51, JP Duminy 36, Rabada 19*); Bhuvneshwar 3/41, Axar Patel 3/39, Harbhajan 2/51.

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