IND vs SA 2nd T20: India won by 16 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the series against South Africa. Team India won the T20 series against South Africa at home for the first time. The Indian team defeated South Africa by 16 runs in the second international match played here on Sunday. With this win, hosts India took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Along with this, India also created history for the first time by defeating South Africa in their home T20 series. The Indian team scored 237 runs for 3 wickets, which is its fourth-highest score.
The South African team, which came out to chase the mountain target of 238 runs, got setbacks in the beginning. Africa had lost two wickets in the first two overs, with the team losing 3 wickets at 47. But after this, the amazing batting of David Miller and Quinton de Kock was seen.
Miller’s century did not work
Africa suffered initial setbacks, after which it could not recover. However, David Miller hit a stormy century here but he came very late and the target given by India was huge. India has a 2-0 hold on the 3-match T20I series.
Chasing the target of 238 runs, South Africa scored 221 for 3 wickets. David Miller scored an unbeaten 106 runs in 47 balls but was able to win the team. He hit eight fours and 7 sixes.
Hero of the match: Surya Kumar’s scintillating half-century
The hero of the Indian team’s victory was Suryakumar Yadav, who scored a century in just 18 balls. He scored 61 runs in 22 balls with five fours and five sixes. Surya also shared 102 runs in 82 balls for the third wicket with Kohli. Virat scored an unbeaten 49 off 28 balls with seven fours and a six.
Rahul also shined
Opener KL Rahul also scored a half-century and scored 57 runs in 28 balls. He hit 5 fours and 4 sixes. Rahul and Rohit Sharma shared a 96-run partnership for the first wicket in 9.5 overs.
So far, there have been a total of 20 half-centuries in the name of Rahul in his T20 International career. Surya Kumar Yadav has scored a total of 9 half-centuries so far in his T20 International career.
Rohit-Virat were amazing
Rohit Sharma has become the first Indian batsman to play 400 T20 matches. During this, he also played 141 international T20 matches. Virat Kohli became the first Indian batsman to score 11,000 runs in T20Is.
Enjoying my game: Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav said that I am enjoying the batting to the fullest. He said that we were batting first so we had to score big because you saw that South Africa came only a little closer to the target. David Miller played a brilliant inning.
A snake came on the field during the match: In the second T20 match, a snake came on the field during the Indian innings. The game was stopped for some time and the snake was pulled out.