India hammer South Africa
in 2nd ODI by nine wickets



Centurion, Feb 4 :  India trounced a depleted South  Africa by nine wickets in the second cricket one-dayer to take a 2-0 lead in the six-match series, here today.

Chasing a modest 119-run target, India knocked off the required run in just 20.3 overs.

Shikhar Dhawan (51 not out) and skipper Virat Kohli (46 not out) stitched together an unbeaten 93-run partnership after losing Rohit Sharma (15) early.

Left-handed Dhawan, dropped on 48, hit his 24th ODI half-century.

Yuzvendra Chahal was the pick of the bowlers for India with figures of five for 22 while Kuldeep Yadav (3/20) accounted for three South African batsmen.

India had won the series-opener in Durban by six wickets.

The next match is scheduled for Wednesday in Cape Town.

Brief Scores:

South Africa: 118 all out in 32.2 overs (Khayelihle Zondo  25, JP Duminy 25; Yuzvendra Chahal 5/22, Kuldeep Yadav 3/20).

India: 119 for one in 20.3 overs.(S Dhawan 51 not out, Virat Kohli 46 not out; Kagiso Rabada 1/24).


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