Guwahati, In the second match of the T20 series between India and South Africa, India defeated South Africa and took possession of the three-match series by 2-0. Now the third match will be just a formality.
India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in the second T20 match and took the three-match series 2-0. Against the target of 238 runs given by India for victory, the South African team could score only 221 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs. In the second match of the T20 series between India and South Africa, India has defeated South Africa and taken possession of the three-match series by 2-0.
Now the third match will be just a formality. India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in the second T20 match and took the three-match series 2-0. Against the target of 238 runs given by India for victory, the South African team could only score 221 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs.
David Miller scored 106 runs in 47 balls and he fought till the end to win South Africa and remained unbeaten. While Quinton de Kock also struggled from opening to the end, South Africa lost the match by just 16 runs. This is the first time that the Indian team has won the T20I series at home against South Africa.
South Africa had a bad start and lost the first wicket by 1 run. Temba Bavuma fell victim to Arshdeep without opening an account. After that, Riley Roshaw, who came to the crease to support Quinton de Kock, also fell victim to Arshdeep for zero runs. However, after that, Aidan Markram scored 33 runs with de Kock. As, this jade was broken by Akshar Patel.
Then David Miller joined de Kock. He remained unbeaten scoring a blistering century. But he could not win his team. Arshdeep took 2 wickets and Akshar Patel took 1 wicket from India.
Batting first after losing the toss, the Indian team scored 237 runs for 3 wickets in the allotted 20 overs. From India, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma started with a bang. Both of them added 96 runs in the first wicket partnership.
KL Rahul scored 57 runs in 28 balls and Rohit Sharma scored 43 runs in 37 balls. After Rohit’s dismissal, Virat Kohli, who came into the batting, also continued to wash away the South African bowlers.
The partnership of Kohli and Rahul was broken by the score of 107 runs. Suryakumar Yadav joined Kohli after Rahul’s dismissal. Suryakumar, who is in great form, started raining fours and sixes as soon as he came. He scored 61 runs in 22 balls.
Unfortunately he was run out with a personal score of 61 runs. After that, Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik took India to 237 runs without losing any wicket. Dinesh Karthik scored 17 runs in 7 balls with the help of two sixes and 1 four.
While Kohli was unbeaten scoring 49 runs in 28 balls with seven fours and one six. Only Keshav Maharaj got a wicket from South Africa. He took two wickets. Apart from that, no bowler from South Africa could make an impact on the Indian batsmen.SS1MS