Under overcast skies and almost non-stop drizzle, Manish Pandey’s bat did a sort of rain dance, inviting fours and sixes.
South Africa leveled the three-match T20I series 1-1 in Centurion after clinching a win by 6 wickets as they chased down a target of 189 in 18.4 overs.
South Africa chase down a target of 189 with eight balls to spare, captain JP Duminy gets them there with two consecutive sixes off the penultimate over.
MS Dhoni hammered an unbeaten 28-ball 52 that included 4 fours and three maximums against South Africa in the second T20I.
JP Duminy ended the proceedings with two consecutive sixes as South Africa chase down 189 with eight balls to spare
The match between India Women vs South Africa Women has been called off due to rain. India cannot lose the series now.
The second T20I at Centurion on Wednesday arrives at a time when South Africa seem to have caught in the quagmire of uncertainty.
India had made a rousing start in that game and score 78 runs in the powerplay overs taking advantage of South Africa’s short-ball strategy. Dala said that the plan was right but they need to execute it better.
The gulf between India and South Africa was evident during the ODI series which India bagged 5-1 and the first T20 only affirmed that it has been continued into the shortest format as well.
India, who won the first T20I by 28 runs, play South Africa in the second T20I of the three-match series on Wednesday.
India Women have a 2-1 lead in the five-match T20I series against South Africa Women.
While the knuckleball is essentially a slower delivery, it’s not just a slower delivery, as it sits up.
Zaheer Khan first showed the true wicket-taking potential of the knuckleball and now Bhuvneshwar Kumar has evolved it into an art form.
The pair of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav picked 33 wickets in six ODIs as India marched to a historic maiden bilateral 5-1 series win on the South African soil.
Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes that promoting Aiden Markram as interim captain of the side for the ODIs against India was not the right decision.