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IND vs SA: South Africa avoids clean sweep, defeated India by 49 runs

Credits: Associated Press

Umesh Yadav provided India an early breakthrough but the duo of de Kock and Rossouw kept the run flow intact for the Proteas. Rossouw scored a staggering 100, hitting his 1st T20I century. he scored his century off 48 balls, with the help of 7 fours and 8 sixes. Quinton de Kock was run-out for a 43-ball 68 runs. South Africa posted a total of 227 with a loss of 3 wickets.

Chasing a big target of 228 runs, India got off to a poor start as they lost Rohit Sharma in the first over. In the follow-up, the South African bowlers kept chipping in with wickets at regular intervals, ever since the start of the Indian innings. Dinesh Karthik scored a 21-ball 46 but other Indian batters failed to take their innings deep. India was nine down now as Deepak Chahar fell for a 17-ball 31. South Africa sealed the win here against India y 49 runs. India won the series 2-1.

Match Notes of South Africa vs India

Match Number: Match 3 of 3

Venue: Holkar Stadium, India

Match’s Toss Result: India won the toss and opted to field.

India Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma (c), Rishabh Pant (w), Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Suryakumar Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

South Africa Playing XI:

Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (w), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi

Brief Scorecard of India vs South Africa

India: 178 in 18.3 overs

South Africa: 227/3  in 20 overs

Player Of The Match: Rilee Rossouw – 100* (48) – (SA)

Player Of The Series: Suryakumar Yadav – 119 runs – (IND)

RESULT: South Africa won the match by 39 runs. India won the 3-match series 2-1.

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