IND vs RSA 2nd T20: Team India again proved to be a waste in front of South Africa on the home ground. Indian team’s seventh consecutive defeat at the hands of South Africa. In the second T20 match played on Sunday, Team India proved to be laggy against South Africa and suffered a crushing defeat by four wickets at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Rishabh Pant-led Team India proved to be dally in batting. Due to this, the bowlers could not get scores to fight.
Indian batsmen disappointed
The batsmen of the Indian team have disappointed everyone a lot here in IND vs RSA 2nd T20. Opener Rituraj Gaikwad and Ishaan Kishan were dismissed cheaply. Gaikwad contributed 1 and Ishaan contributed 34 runs. Shreyas Iyer scored the highest 40 runs for the team. Captain Rishabh Pant could only score five and Hardik Pandya 9 runs. Dinesh Karthik scored 30 runs so that the team can reach 140.
The Indian team fell 0-2 in the five-match series
South African captain Temba Bavuma won the toss in the second consecutive match and decided to field first. The Indian team could only score 148 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 6 wickets. In reply, South Africa won the match by scoring 149 for 6 in 18.2 overs.
Klaasen’s smoky innings: Heinrich Klaasen played a blistering inning of 81 runs for South Africa. He hit seven fours and five sixes in 46 balls. Captain Bavuma scored 35 runs.
India lags in the series
India had to face the second consecutive defeat against South Africa. In the first match held in Delhi, Africa defeated India by seven wickets. Now to save the series, India will have to win the next match at any cost. Indian bowlers performed very poorly in both matches. At the same time, opener batsman Rituraj Gaikwad appeared to flop in both matches. Because of him, the Indian team could not get a great start and Team India had to face defeat.
Bhuvneshwar repeats his record
Only fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar was effective in this match. He bowled brilliantly, taking four wickets for 13 runs in 4 overs. He took three wickets in the power play against South Africa. With this, Bhuvneshwar Kumar made his old record when he took three wickets in his debut match in 2012 against Pakistan during the powerplay in Bangalore. Wickets of Reeza Hendricks, Dwayne Pretorius, and Rassie Van Der Dussen jolted in the powerplay by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Yuzvendra Chahal and Harshal Patel took one wicket each.
Former selector Vengsarkar said: Umran Malik deserves to play international cricket
Former India captain and chief selector Dilip Vengsarkar feels fast bowler Umran Malik is ready to play international cricket. And he should be given a chance soon. On whether Umran Malik did not get a chance in the first two matches of the current series, Vengsarkar said that everyone has a different perspective on the game but I think he deserves to play in the Internationals after showing that kind of pace and accuracy in IPL.
22 wickets in IPL: Umran took 22 wickets in 14 matches for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 15 at an average of 20.18 and an economy rate of 9.03. He took wickets in the middle over in every match