Sunday, February 21, 2010

Kallis keeps India in check!

Jacques Kallis claimed a three-wicket booty as South Africa belted India to a bashful absolute of 298 for nine in the aboriginal one-day all-embracing in Jaipur.Virender Sehwag (46) and Dinesh Karthik (44) gave India a appropriate start, while Suresh Raina (58) helped consolidate with his 15th ODI half-century, but South Africa captivated India in analysis with wickets at approved intervals.Kallis was the aces of the bowlers with abstracts of three for 29 from seven overs.ndia absent Sachin Tendulkar (four) aboriginal to a run out and thereafter were called aback by the accident of a wicket every time they showed signs of assertive South Africa's attack.

Karthik and Sehwag active the home ancillary with a 79-run stand, but that affiliation was burst aback Sehwag was run out, the opener bent abetment up too far aback a beeline drive from Karthik brushed the fingertips of Charl Langeveldt and ricocheted off the stumps at the non-striker's end.Langeveldt, a backward accession to the South Africa squad, again removed Karthik afore the batsman could ability his half-century, adorable him to his doom with a abbreviate brawl which Karthik alone managed to top-edge to Alviro Petersen at mid-on.India still managed a appropriate 48 from the powerplay, but Raina's adjournment in the aboriginal over anon afterwards the acreage was pushed aback larboard Ravindra Jadeja (22), the aftermost recognised batsman, waging a abandoned battle.Jadeja's attrition was again concluded by Kallis and, although India saw off the abounding 50 overs, alone 28 came from the aftermost five.

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