Rohit out for 47, India 8 down
January 17, 2018  15:36

India 141-8 (48 ovs); Target to win: 287 
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Rabada tries a short ball which goes down the leg side and Rohit helps it along the way, pulling it fine on the leg side for a four.

He tries the shot again off the next ball but this time it goes off the gloves, this time finer on the leg side for another four.

Rohit was not in control of the shot and was lucky that the ball didn't lob through to the wicketkeeper.

That four brought up the 50-run stand for the eighth wicket from just 49 balls.

Rohit (43) goes for another pull and is beaten before he hits the next one straight to Hashim Amla at square leg stationed closer to the batsman, who does well to gets his hands to a tough catch flying over his head but is unable to hold on.

Rohit makes room and drives Morkel through the covers for two runs before he tries to pull and is beaten. He pulls the next ball behind square on the leg side for a single

Rabada sends Rohit back to the dressing room in the final over of the session. He again goes for the pull and is again not in control as AB de Villiers dives forward and takes a superb catch inches from the ground.

Rohit played a fluent innings of 47, to save India the blushes as he put on 54 runs for the eighth wicket with Shami.

The lunch interval has been pushed back by 15 minutes after the fall of the eighth wicket.

Ishant Sharma watchfully defends the remaining four deliveries of the over.
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