South Africa defeated India by a big margin of 49 runs in 3rd and final match of the T20I series.
The 3rd and final T20I of the South Africa tour of India, 2022 played yesterday at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. In which South Africa defeated India by a big margin of 49 runs. India won the series by 2-1.
India won the toss and elect to field first, South Africa batted first started the inning very strongly, Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma came to start the inning, the first wicket has gone for 30 runs, Temba Bavuma dismissed just for 3 runs in first ball of the 5th over, next batsman Rilee Rossouw came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 90 runs with Quinton de Kock, the second wicket has gone for 120 runs in first ball of the 13th over, Quinton de Kock dismissed after playing a very brilliant half-century inning of 68 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 6 boundaries in just 43 balls, next batsman Tristan Stubbs came to bat handled the inning and played a very brilliant half-century partnership of 87 runs with Rilee Rossouw for the thied wicket, the third wicket has gone for 207 runs in second ball of the final over, Tristan Stubbs dismissed after scoring 23 runs in 18 balls, followed by David Miller came to bat and he played a very brilliant unbeaten quick inning of 19 runs with the help of 3 sixes in just 5 balls, and Rilee Rossouw played a very briliant quick unbeaten century inning of 100 runs with the help 8 sixes and 7 boundaries in just 48 balls. In This way, South Africa scored 227 runs for losing just 3 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs and set a very strong target of 228 runs in front of India.
Indian bowlers Deepak Chahar and Umesh Yadav took 1-1 wicket.
India chasing a strong target of 228 runs the entire team was dismissed just for 178 runs in the third ball of the 19th over, India started the inning very badly, Dinesh Karthik played a very brilliant quick inning of 46 runs with the help of 4 sixes and 4 boundaries in just 21 balls, Deepak Chahar also played a quick inning of 31 runs with the help of 3 sixes and 2 boundaries in just 17 balls, Rishabh Pant also played a quick inning of 27 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 3 boundaries in just 14 balls, Umesh Yadav remains unbeaten for 20 runs in 17 balls, Harshal Patel dismissed for 17 runs in 12 balls, apart from this, Axar Patel dismissed for 9 runs, Suryakumar Yadav 8 runs, Mohammed Siraj 5 runs, Ravichandran Ashwin 2 runs, Shreyas Iyer 1 run, and Rohit Sharma dismissed without scoring. In this way, wickets kept failing one after another, and end of the result the entire team was all-out just for 178 runs in 18.3 overs and lost the match by a big margin of 49 runs.
South African bowlers performed very brilliant bowling, Dwaine Pretorius took 3 wickets just for 26 runs, Keshav Maharaj took 2 wickets for 34 runs, Wayne Parnell took 2 wickets for 41 runs, Lungi Ngidi took 2 wickets for 51 runs, and Kagiso Rabada got 1 wicket for 24 runs.
South African batsman Rilee Rossouw was selected as the best player of the match, he played a very brilliant quick unbeaten century inning of 100 runs with the help of 8 sixes and 7 boundaries in just 48 balls.