India vs SA, 1st ODI: Fans embarrassed after India's flop show

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 05, 2013 21:06 hrs

After South Africa posted a huge 359-run target for India in the first ODI at Johannesburg, the visitors flopped against the South African attack. The first ODI mauling is a clear indication for the team that what's in store for them in the coming matches as the South African tracks favour pace bowlers and India's batsmen have always struggled against genuine pace bowlers.

India vs South Africa 

Though they will take time to adjust to the pace and bounce of South African tracks, the Indian fans aren't happy seeing the team flop again in their away series.

satishkumar ‏@satishbossn 
Now i understand why @BCCI made shortern ODI & Test series in SA tour to save embarsement #IndvsSA

Amit Paranjape ‏@aparanjape 
This is not fair. Minimum 20 overs by spinners must be mandatory in ODIs. #IndvsSA

Peshawar ki Larka ‏@Olaamba1 
It's comical how Indian batsmen are being made to jump around like monkeys on the crease by the short ball. #IndvsSA #SAvIND 

MrMrRajneesh ‏@MrMrRajneesh 
I think we need to change strategy for the next one match. Get Sachin back. Take own pitches to SA. And replace SA with WI. #IndvsSA

0mar abdullah ‏@abdullah_0mar 
I think Sachin Tendulkar may take back his words what he said about Rohit Sharma. #IndvsSA #SAvsInd

Grumpy Cat ‏@GrumpyBilli 
Pakistanies support two teams:
1. Pakistan.
2. Any team against India. #IndvsSA xD

LOLendra Singh ‏@LOLendraSingh 
After South African innings, Indian bowlers' blood group has changed into AB negative. #INDvsSA

Amit Paranjape ‏@aparanjape 
I think BCCI is going to now work on a new rule - only one ball bouncing over waist high per over :-) #IndvsSA

Sir Ravindra Jadeja ‏@SirJadeja
Indian players are like faithful husbands, they perform only at home. #IndvsSA #SAvIND #Cricket Rohit Sharma

Harsh Desai ‏@SirHarshDesai 
Rohit Sharma is like an engineer who scores good in internals aur externals mein phat ke haath mein aa jati hai

Graham Onions ‏@BunnyOnions
Stating the obvious but @DaleSteyn62 is a gun

ramzaadi ‏@vaishalins 
Dale Steyn & Jenson Ackles trended on Twitter today. How do you expect a woman to concentrate with all this?! 

Harsha Bhogle ‏@bhogleharsha 
a thought. this is an acceptable pitch & sa playing 6 quicks. imagine the outrage if there was a track that allowed 6 spinners & no quicks?

ѕтυ∂єит σf ℓιfє (♎) ‏@PunjabiBoyLucky
What a strike yaaar what a game.. Seriously the POLL KHOL match today.. Showing reality of #TeamIndia 's Bowling and batting power 

Rameez ‏@_itsRameez 
At the end of the tour dhoni would request BCCI and ICC "Can we take our pitches with us in away tours?" #IndvsSA

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