India vs South Africa 2nd T20 Highlights: Klaasen, Duminy Fifties Help South Africa Draw Level


India vs South Africa: South Africa defeated Team India by 6 wickets in India vs South Africa 2nd T20 Match. At the same time, the South Africa has maintained their hopes of level the three-match T-20 series with 1-1.

Klaasen, Duminy Help South Africa

Batting first in the match played in Centurion, Team India batted first with a target of 189 runs in front of South Africa. In response to the target, the Africa team got the target remains 8 balls. South Africa has won this win not out by captain JP Duminy 64 runs. Now the final match of the series between India vs South Africa will be held in Cape Town on February 24.

Heinrich Klaasen scored 69 off 30 balls, while Captain JP Duminy scored not out 64 in 40 balls and gave the victory to team with six. South African batsman Heinrich Klaasen was chosen as the ‘Man of the Match‘. India’s Jaydev Unadkat got 2 wickets and Pandya-Shardul got 1-1.

Chahal Vs Klaasen, 12 Balls, 5 Sixes, 41 Runs

Heinrich Klaasen’s strike rate in his innings of 69 off 30, the second-highest for any batsman in a 50-plus score against India Only Johnson Charles’ 79 off 42, which was at strike rate of 239.39 in Lauderhill in 2016, is a quicker 50-plus score against India. Bowlers to concede seven sixes in a T20I Yuzvendra Chahal is the first such bowler from India. Among South Africa batsmen, Klaasen’s innings is the fifth-fastest 50-plus knock.

Most Runs By Batsman Vs An India Bowler In T20

Batsman Bowler Runs Balls SR Fours Sixes Year
H Klaasen YS Chahal 41 12 341.66 1 5 2018
MDKJ Perera Kuldeep Yadav 38 14 271.42 2 4 2017
C Munro Mohammed Siraj 37 14 264.28 2 3 2017
SR Watson RA Jadeja 35 14 250.00 2 3 2016
E Lewis RA Jadeja 34 13 261.53 0 5 2017


India Innings

Batting first, India 188 runs in 18 overs losing four wickets in 20 overs and set a target of 189 runs for South Africa. On behalf of Team India, Manish Pandey, who scored a magnificent 79 runs in the second Fifty of his T20 career, while MS Dhoni also scored 52 runs in the second T20 Fifty knock.

Opening batsman Rohit Sharma, Junior Dala did not gave the opportunity to open an account and showed the way to pavilion by LBW out. After this, Suresh Raina (30) shared a 44-run partnership with Shikhar Dhawan (24), but South Africa captain JP Duminy did not allow the partnership to freeze. In an attempt to hit a long shot over Duminy’s ball, Dhawan was caught by Farhan Behardin.

After Dhawan’s dismissal, Captain Virat Kohli (1), who came to help Raina, did not support him. He was trapped in the bowl of Dala, and cought by Henrik Klassen standing behind the wicket.

Now the Indian team had lost three wickets on the score of 45. In such a situation, Pandey came to the ground as a hopeful ray. He shared a 45-run partnership with Raina for the fourth wicket with a modest batting, and brought the team to a score of 90.

However, looking at his rhythm here, Raina was dismissed by Fahulkayo at the score of 90runs in the first innings and India’s fourth wicket down. Pandey, meanwhile, took a run on the last ball of the 15th over and added his second half-century of T20 career.

Then Pandey led the team with a 98-run partnership with Dhoni, bringing the team’s score to 188 in 20 overs. Dhoni and Pandey are not out.

In this innings, Pandey hit six fours and three sixes in 48 balls, while Dhoni also completed his second half-century in T20 cricket. He made 4 fours and three sixes in 28 balls. In this innings Junior Dala took two wickets for South Africa, while Duminy and Fahulkayo got one success.

Score Borad

2nd T20 India vs South Africa at Centurion, Feb 21 2018

INDIA       188/4 20 Overs

SA             189/4 18.4 Overs

South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)


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