IND vs SA: India are facing South Africa in the second match on Sunday, October 2. Moreover, the game is being played at Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati, India.
India are coming into this fixture after winning against South Africa on Wednesday in the first match. Rohit Sharma went on to win the toss at Greenfield International Stadium and he decided to bowl first.
South Africa went on to score 106 runs with a loss of eight wickets in 20 overs. However, the men in blue chased down the score in the 17th over and they won the first match by eight wickets.
Arshdeep Singh went on to win the man of the match award against South Africa on Wednesday. He picked up three wickets by giving away 32 runs in four overs.
Keshav Maharaj played a crucial knock for South Africa in the first game. He scored 41 runs from 35 balls and guided South Africa to a total of 100+.
Suryakumar Yadav scored a half century in the first T20I. He scored 50 runs from 33 balls with a strike rate of 151.52. Suryakumar Yadav hit 5 fours and 3 sixes.
IND vs SA: Rohit Sharma gets hit on left hand, injury scare ahead of the T20 World Cup
South African captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and he decided to bowl first. However, the men in blue put up a very strong performance with the bat and scored 237 runs in 20 overs.
Rohit Sharma got hit on the left hand while trying to play a cheeky shot in the early stages of the game. This has given an injury scare to the Indian captain ahead of T20 World Cup.
Playing XI: India vs South Africa
India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Arshdeep Singh.
South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rilee Rossouw, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi.