BABONGE ISIMO SEZULU BEHLULA I-INDIA

Ilanga - - Ezemidlalo - SENZO SOKHELA

U-AB de Villiers ongukaputeni weqembu lesizwe lakuleli le- cricket, iProteas, uvuma eyokusizwa yisimo sezulu okwenze elakuleli lanqoba okokuqala i-India emidlalweni yochungechunge ye-One Day International (ODI) egijinywa ezinkundleni ezahlukene zakuleli.

IProteas ihlule i-India ngama- wicket ayisihlanu seyisizwa wuhlelo olubizwa ngeDuckworthLewis emdlalweni wesine we-ODI obungoMgqibelo eBidvest Wanderers Stadium, eGoli.

IDuckworth Lewis wuhlelo olusetshenziswa ukubalela iqembu elisuke libhetha uma ngabe umdlalo uke waphazamiseka. Luvamise ukusetshenziswa kakhulu uma umdlalo uphazanyiswe yisimo sezulu.

I-India isihamba phambili ngo-3-1 kwi-ODI kanti iProteas isengakwazi ukuyibamba njengoba la mazwe esalelwe yimidlalo emibili. Azodlala kusasa ngoLwesibili eSt Georges Park, eBhayi, bese evala ngozokuba ngoLwesihlanu eCenturion, ePretoria.

UVirath Kohli ongukaputeni we-India, unqobe ithosi kulo mdlalo wabe esecela ukuba ezakhe ziqale ngokubhetha. I-India ibeke ebhodini amarun angama-289 kuphume abantu bayo abayisi-7, kuma-over angama-50. IProteas ingene kufanele ibeke ebhodini ama-run angama-290 ukuze inqobe umdlalo.

Umdlalo uphazanyiswe yimvula enamandla kangangoba uke wama ngenxa yokushaya kombani. Kube sekusetshenziswa uhlelo lweDuckworthLewis olwenze izinto zalula kwiProteas njengoba inqobe lo mdlalo ngama- wicket ayisihlanu.

Umdlalo ugcine uphele kusaphume abadlali abayisihlanu kwiProteas ibeke ebhodini ama- run angama-207, kuma- over angama-25.3.

UDe Villiers, obekuwumdlalo wakhe wokuqala ne-India selokhu kuqale eye-ODI kuleli, uthi babonga isimo sezulu.

“I-India ibiwulawula umdlalo, besithwele kanzima kwasiza sona isimo sezulu esivune thina. Ngikhalela kakhulu abantu abebephume ngobuningi babo ukuzoseka umkhankaso we- pink day njengoba sizama ukuxwayisa ngawo abantu ngesifo somdlavuza. Kodwa-ke bazibonele ukuthi kuphoqe isimo besingaphezulu kwamandla ethu.

UKohli uthe: “Umdlalo ubuvuna thina kwaze kwaba uphazanyiswa yisimo sezulu.

Kodwa-ke asazi ukuthi bekuzokwenzakalani ukuba sigijime umdlalo ophelele, asizange siphazanyiswe yisimo sezulu.

"Ngiyayibongela iNingizimu Afrika ngokunqoba lo mdlalo, idlale ngokuzinikela bekuyifanele ukunqoba.”

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