Sachin Tendulkar claims Indian Bowling Attack Can pick up 20 Wickets Anywhere in the World
The Indian cricket team rounded off the year 2021 with a historic 113 runs win at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. It was the first time in Centurion that Team India had won a Test match.
This is also the first time that the South African team has been defeated by an Asian team in Centurion's SuperSport Park.
The Indian bowlers played a pivotal part in the team's triumph over the South African team as the Virat Kohli-led side was in good form throughout. South Africa's batting didn't worked for them and was quickly bundled out by Indian bowlers in both innings.
India scored 327 runs in the first innings, while the hosts could only muster 197. Following this, India scored 174 runs in their second innings of the match, setting Dean Elgar's side a target of 305 runs.
South Africa's second innings, pursuing the target 305 runs, was bundled out for 191 runs on Thursday, the fifth day of the match.
Sachin Tendulkar, the 'God of Cricket,' praised the Indian bowling lineup following this massive victory to end the year 2021 on a high note.
The batting legend took to his Twitter handle to post a tweet full of praise for the Indian bowling unit. Sachin believes that this team is capable of taking 20 wickets in any groups anywhere in the world.
Sachin's tweet reads, "Superb bowling by an attack that can pick 20 wickets in a Test match anywhere in the world. Congratulations to #TeamIndia on a convincing victory!"
Shami ended up taking 5 wickets for by giving away 44 runs in the first inning and 3 wickets for 63 runs in the second inning. Throughout the match, he bowled a total of 33 overs. Simultaneously, Jasprit Bumrah took two wickets in the first innings and three wickets in the second. Throughout the match, he bowled 26.2 overs.
Apart from these two, Mohammad Siraj took three wickets in 33.1 overs. At the same time, Shardul Thakur, a fast bowling all-rounder, took three wickets in 16 overs. On the final day of the match, Indian team's off spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets to end the match.