Shreyas Iyer hit an unbeaten 131-ball 140 runs to lead India A to a seven-wicket victory over South Africa A in the Cricket South Africa (CSA) One-Day Triangular Series final at Assupol Tuks Oval in Pretoria on Tuesday.
A strong, all-round performance by the South Africa A team saw them take home a third bonus point win when they beat Afghanistan A in the last round-robin match of the One-Day Triangular Series at Assupol Tuks Oval on Saturday.
The South Africa A team’s second encounter against India A ended in nail-biting fashion, with the latter eventually clinching victory by one wicket in match five of the One-Day Triangular Series at Assupol Tuks Oval in Pretoria on Thursday.
South Africa A spinner Tabraiz Shamsi credits his four wickets in the 164-run One-Day Triangular Series victory over Afghanistan A on Sunday to pressure created by the other bowlers rather than his own doing.
Reeza Hendricks smashed an unbeaten 145-ball 173 runs and Tabraiz Shamsi took four wickets for just 19, giving the South Africa A team their second consecutive, bonus-point victory in the One-Day triangular series, this time against Afghanistan A in Pretoria on Sunday.
South Africa A coach Shukri Conrad is satisfied with the direction his side is headed in after they held their nerves and emerged victorious by two wickets and a bonus point, in the first match of the One-Day Triangular series against India A on Wednesday.