India vs South Africa, Match Highlights: Team India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in the second T20 played in Guwahati. With this, Team India has also taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in this three-match series. Playing at home, Team India has won the T20 series against South Africa for the first time.
Team India scored 237 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs after playing first. In response, South Africa’s team could only score 221 runs in the stipulated overs due to the stormy century of David Miller.
Miller’s century turned water
Chasing the target of 238 runs, the start of the South African team was very poor and the team got out 2 batsmen on the score of just one run. The team got the first blow in the form of captain Bavuma and the second blow in the form of Riley Russo. Arshdeep Singh sent both these African batsmen to the pavilion. After this, Markram and De Kock took over the African innings and took the team’s score to 40, although Markram, who was batting well, got bowled by Axar Patel on the score of 33.
After Markram’s dismissal, David Miller and De Kock took over the innings and did not let any other African wicket fall. On behalf of the African team, David Miller scored a century of 106 runs in 47 balls with the help of seven sixes and eight fours. Apart from him, Quinton de Kock played a half-century innings of 69 runs in 48 balls with the help of four sixes and three fours. However, both of these innings could not win the African team and India won the match by 16 runs.
India had given a target of 238 runs
Electing to bat after losing the toss, the Indian team scored 237 runs for 3 wickets in 20 overs. The Indian team, who came to bat first, had a great start. Indian captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul added 96 runs for the first wicket in 9.5 overs. Rohit Sharma scored 43 runs in 37 balls, while KL Rahul contributed 57 runs off 28 balls.
Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav, who came out to bat after the dismissal of these two, batted in a stormy manner. Suryakumar Yadav played a brilliant innings of 61 runs in 22 balls. He hit 5 sixes and 5 fours during his innings. Apart from this, Virat Kohli scored 49 not out off 28 balls. Due to the brilliant batting of these batsmen, India could make a big score of 237 runs. However, the South African team could not achieve this target and lost the match by 16 runs after scoring 221 runs.
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