- Akash Vaishnav
IND vs SA: India are currently facing South Africa in the second T20 match on Sunday, June 12. Moreover, the game is being played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, India.
India are coming into this fixture after losing against South Africa in the first T20 on Thursday. South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and he decided to bowl first.
The men in blue got off to a flying start thanks to Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad. Both put up a 57 runs partnership for the first wicket. India continued their play on a similar pace which took them to 211 runs.
However, South Africa despite having a tricky start managed to chase down the total in the last over. They beat India by seven wickets and five balls remaining in the first match.
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India will now look to make a comeback while also improvising their bowling attack which is looking fragile. While South Africa will want to repeat the first match display.
David Miller went on to win the man of the match award against India. Moreover, he scored 64 runs from 31 balls with a strike rate of 206.45.
The men in blue could not put up a strong display with the bat. Most of the batsmen failed to put up a big score. And India could score only 148 runs in the twenty overs.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar went on to bowl a classic unplayable bowl to Rassie van der Dussen. The batsman had no clue whatsoever.
Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan.
Temba Bavuma(c), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Heinrich Klaasen(w), Dwaine Pretorius, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje.
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