India, South Africa share trophy after Quinton de Kock stars in 3rd T20I

India, South Africa share trophy after Quinton de Kock stars in 3rd T20I

South Africa beat India in the 3rd T20I in Bangalore on Sunday by nine wickets and with 3.1 overs to spare. De Kock led the way in the comprehensive victory with an unbeaten 79 off 52 balls. The series ends level, with both sides having won one match each.

India played the 3rd T20I against South Africa in Bengaluru on Sunday. This was the last match of the series, with India having a 1-0 lead before Sunday. Pictured are the Indian team posing for a photo before the match. (PTI Photo)

Shikhar Dhawan got India off to a rollicking start after the home team opted to bat first. Dhawan's 36, however, was going to be the highest individual score from the India side. (PTI Photo)

Rohit Sharma eclipsed Virat Kohli to be the leading run-getter in T20Is, but fell right after that for 9, allowing Kohli to reclaim the record soon. (PTI Photo)

India suffered a mid-innings collapse on Sunday, disintegrating from 63/1 to 98/6. This passage of play was summed up in the one over by Bjorn Fortuin, who dismissed Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer in the space of three balls. (PTI Photo)

Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja attempted to come up with a rearguard effort to salvage the India innings, but it was not to be their night either. They were two of only 4 batsmen who scored in double digits on Sunday, but they were dismissed after getting starts as well. (AP Photo)

South Africa went about the chase in a no-nonsense manner, with Quinton de Kock going berserk at one end and his partners - he needed only two before the target was overhauled - playing a more conservative knock. (AP Photo)

India got a brekathrough - which was to remain their only wicket in the match - courtesy Hardik Pandya, as Reeza Hendricks was dismissed for 26. (AP Photo)

South Africa won the match by 9 wickets with 3.1 overs to spare - a comprehensive victory. Quinton de Kock was the star of the second innings. He remained unbeaten on 79 at the end of the chase. (AP Photo)

Skippers Virat Kohli and Quinton de Kock pose with the trophy after the match. The series ended 1-1, with India having won in Mohali and the first match in Dharamshala having been washed out. (AP Photo)

South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi and India's Shikhar Dhawan share a laugh at the presentation ceremony after the 3rd T20I. (AP Photo)