Choosing to lose in the 40-point game aside, India started on the right track, dropping South Africa to 110 for 4 of the previous 22.4 pass. David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen reached a breakthrough in half a century to lead South Africa to 249 points to eat 4.
Transcript | As it happened
Relegated to 110 for four, Miller (75 without 63) and Klaasen (74 without 65) added 139 runs for an uninterrupted fifth shot to bring the visitors close to the 250 mark. .
Shardul Thakur is the choice of pitchers for India with the number of 2/35 from eight rounds.
India’s pitchers struggled in the death ring, conceding 54 times in the last five rounds.
If that weren’t enough, the Indian anglers have dropped up to four catches off the field to help South Africa.
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Chasing a hard 250 goal, Samson (86 out of 63) and Iyer (50 of 37) hit fifty shots, while Shardul Thakur (33 of 31 balls) used the long handle to good effect to the end but no. enough in the end.
India endured a disastrous start to their chase, losing both Shubman Gill (3) and captain Shikhar Dhawan (4) the bargain is reduced to 8 for 2 parties in six excesses.
While Kagiso Rabada cleared Gill for Gill in the third round, Dhawan struck his tree stump from a Wayne Parnell serve in the sixth inning.
Ishan Kishan and debutant Ruturaj Gaikwad then tried to steady the innings with a 48-time partnership for the third game before the latter was beaten by Quinton de Kock to Tabraiz Shamsi’s bowling match as India fell. down 48 points 3 in 16.4 rounds.
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In the reserve squad for the T20 World Cup squad, Iyer made a big contribution with 37 50 tackles and, along with Sanju Samson, shared 67 runs of the fifth goal to keep India on the hunt.
Iyer decorated his innings with eight hits on the fence before delivering a simple catch to Rabada in the middle of Lungi Ngidi’s bowling match.
But Samson and Thakur kept India on the hunt with a 93-time attacking combination with just 64 balls for a sixth wicket.
With India needing 45 in their last three encounters, Ngidi hit twice, knocking out Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav in successive tackles to give South Africa the upper hand.
Needing the last 30 balls, Samson tried his best, smashing a six and three but to no avail.
Before that, South Africa started relatively slowly, reaching 41 goals without losing after 10 rounds.
India captain Shikhar Dhawan’s decision to smack down is vindicated by new pitchers Mohammed Siraj and Avesh Khan.
In particular, Siraj was excellent when he turned to shoot in both directions to make it difficult for the original Proteas tacklers but no luck.
Dhawan introduced Shardul Thakur in the ninth inning and in two balls the dribbler gave his team the first chance, creating an advantage from Janneman Malan but Shubman Gill missed a keeper on the slip. firstly.
But Shardul put his man through four times later when Malan hit a straight shot to Shreyas Iyer in the short midwicket.
Foot runner Ravi Bishnoi was tasked by South Africa captain Temba Bavuma (8) as he conceded 31 times from his first three passes.
Bavuma, who was struggling to run in the previous T20I series, reversed and drove Bishnoi for two boundaries in 14 more.
But Bavuma’s short and offensive innings were cut short by Thakur, who overcame his defense as the hitter scored another single-digit score on the tour.
Kuldeep Yadav soon gave India another breakthrough, removing Aiden Markram for a duck with a sharp leg turn.
Quinton de Kock started her business in fashion quietly and stuck together before perishing at the age of 23.
De Kock scored 48 of 54 balls with the help of five touchlines before he got stuck in front of Bishnoi’s stick as South Africa dropped to 110 for 4 in the 23rd inning.
Two passes later, Miller easily beat the visitors’ first six innings, crossing the long boundary beyond Bishnoi’s bowling alley.
Miller and Klaasen then attacked the opposition. Miller played sensibly and threw loose balls to the touchline to score 50 balls in his half 18th century with the help of 4 touchlines and 1 over the fence.
Klaasen quickly followed suit and registered his fourth ODI fifty out of 52 balls.
Death from bowling continues to haunt India as Miller and Klaasen build their partnership of the century in just 84 balls.
Additionally, India has reduced its catch by up to 4, representing poor off-field fishing standards.