India’s captain Virat Kohli (right) plays a shot during a training session ahead of the first T20 international match against West Indies in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
South Africa, who desperately need a win to keep their campaign alive after two successive defeats, saw their openers depart early in Bumrah's first spell.
Sharma put on a key 137-run second-wicket stand with skipper Virat Kohli, who made 89, as India chased down their target of 287 in 47.3 overs. Shreyas Iyer was unbeaten on 44.
On-song Virat Kohli is looking to topple Aussie run machine Steve Smith in the international batting rankings as India push for a whitewash over South Africa in the third Test starting on Saturday.
“Without even going into the question on whether the Indian team would travel without the likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma among others, I would say will international travel be permissible? So, we all need to wait and watch how things unfold.
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will look to bounce back against a rampant Delhi Capitals in their third Indian Premier League match on Friday after going down against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by 16 runs.
Road cycling’s world championships start this week with Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar eyeing the crown days after crossing the finishing line on the Champs-Elysees.
Frank Lampard said Kai Havertz is just getting started after opening his Chelsea account with a hat-trick in a 6-0 thrashing of Barnsley, while Arsenal also booked their place in the League Cup