Sify – [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president C K Khanna hailed the Indian cricket team for their historical one day series win in South Africa, saying the team is capable of winning anywhere and against any nation.

Summary

  • [India], Feb 14 (ANI): Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president C K Khanna hailed the Indian cricket team for their historical one day series win in South Africa, saying the team is capable of winning anywhere and against any nation.
  • The Men in Blue on Tuesday wrapped up the fifth One Day International (ODI) of the six-match series against South Africa as they defeated the hosts by 73 runs to register their first bilateral series win in the Rainbow Nation.
  • No Indian men’s side since 1992, has ever won a series across any format in South Africa.
  • With this win, the Indian team also climbed up to the number one spot in the ICC ODI Team Rankings, pushing South Africa on number two spot.
  • However, India failed to maintain their triumphant run in the series as South Africa bounced back strongly to clinch a five-wicket win over the visiting side by the Duckworth-Lewis method in rain-hit and lightning-struck Pink fourth ODI in Johannesburg.


Read more…