India defeated South Africa
On Sunday, India defeated South Africa by a score of 16 runs, despite the fact that David Miller achieved his second century in Twenty20 play. Despite this, Miller’s efforts were in vain. As a direct consequence of this, India triumphed in the three-game series by taking an insurmountable 2-0 lead.
After South Africa’s score was lowered to 47-3 in the second Twenty20 match in response to India’s total of 237-3, Miller struck 106 runs without being out off of 47 balls. He did this while facing 47 balls.
Fourth Highest Total scored by South Africa
Together, Miller and Quinton de Kock scored 174 runs without losing a wicket off 82 balls during the fourth wicket stand. Quinton de Kock did not get out.
When their innings came to a conclusion, the visitors’ tally was 221-3, which fell one run short of matching India’s fourth-highest total in T20s.
The reason for this is that Suryakumar Yadav of India scored 61 runs off of 22 balls, and Lokesh Rahul of India scored 57 runs off of 28. After losing the coin toss, India elected to bat first, and it was Lokesh Rahul who was responsible for the most of their runs.
Battler and Bowler joined together for India’s victory
Both Rahul and Rohit Sharma (43), who batted together, contributed runs to the opening stand, which totaled 96. After that, Yadav began his assault on the South African bowling, which was already experiencing trouble because to the heavy humidity in the air. Yadav got to his fifty off of only 18 balls by smashing five fours, five sixes, and a single three before reaching that milestone. It was India’s third-fastest over they’ve ever played in a Twenty20 match. Virat Kohli scored 49 runs off of 28 balls without being removed, and the third-wicket partnership between him and Yadav scored 102 runs off of 40 balls.
As a result of this, South Africa got off to a rough start to begin their reaction. Temba Bavuma and No. 3 Rilee Rossouw were both run out by Arshdeep Singh (2-62), who had them both out for ducking. Arshdeep Singh had both of them out for ducking.
India’s first win against South Africa
This resulted in the Protease losing important early momentum, which turned out to be the factor that eventually determined who won the match. It was India’s very first win ever against South Africa in a bilateral Twenty20 match that was played on Indian soil. Additionally, it was the first time that South Africa had been defeated in any of their previous seven bilateral matches. We needed to start scoring from the very first ball, but we fell short by 16 runs. “Right from the beginning, India placed the pressure on us. “It allowed us the opportunity to express who we are,” continued Miller. The match will take place in Indore on Tuesday, and will be the third and last Twenty20 encounter that either squad will play in their respective warmups before the World Cup begins later this month in Australia. There were no changes made to India’s roster between Wednesday, when they won the first Twenty20 match by a score of eight wickets, and Sunday, when the roster for that squad was released. South Africa’s lone alteration to their lineup was the substitution of pacer Lungi Ngidi for wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi.
This was the only change the team made. At the time of the Twenty20 match, the Barsapara Stadium had only hosted two previous contests of this nature.