India bowled out all the ten wickets of South Africa in 27.1 overs and restricted the guest team for a paltry 99 runs in the third and final match of the bilateral ODI series. Wristspinner Kuldeep Yadav grabbed four wickets in 4.1 overs and spared just 18 runs. He was announced Player of the Match. Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj and Shahbaz Ahmed shared 2 wickets each.
India beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second one-dayer of the three-match series at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi on Sunday, October 9. Bowling first after losing the toss, the Men in Blue restricted the Proteas to 278 for 7.
Half-ton of Shreyas Iyer and nearly an unbeatable century of wicketkeeper Sanju Samson went in vain Wednesday evening leading to a lead of 1-0 by the visitors in the three-match series at home. The victory path of South Africa was paved by a solid partnership of unbeaten 139 runs by David Miller and Heinrich Klaasen.
Setting a high target of 238 for South Africa Saturday evening the Rohit & Co. won the 2nd T20 International by 16 runs with the lost of three wickets. Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli turned out the best performers with 61, 57 and 49 runs respectively at the Barsapara cricket stadium in Guwahati.
India beat South Africa by 16 runs in the second T20I at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati on Sunday, October 2 to clinch the three-match series 2-0. In a high-scoring game, the Men in Blue were sent into bat after losing the toss. Suryakumar Yadav (61 off 22), KL Rahul (57 off 28) and Virat Kohli (49* off 28) played excellent knocks as India put up 237 for 3 on the board.
The All-India Senior Selection Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named Team India’s squad for the upcoming three-match one-day series against South Africa. Veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan will lead the team as main skipper Rohit Sharma will be on captaincy duties of T20I squad. The players picked for the T20 World Cup 2022 will be reaching Australia on October 6 for their preparations.
Mohammed Siraj has replaced injured Jasprit Bumrah to play the remaining two T20Is against South Africa. His name was selected by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to join the Rohit Sharma-led Team India squad.
Indian captain Rohit Sharma admitted that the wicket in Thiruvananthapuram for the opening T20I of the three-match series against South Africa was a rather tricky one. He, however, added that players also get to learn a lot by playing on such challenging wickets.