IND vs SA 2nd T20I:
India’s captain Rishabh Pant said things fell 10-15 runs short in the last 10 overs despite a good start while bowling after their second successive defeat to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International here on Sunday. Stayed. India scored 148 for six after being invited to bat. In reply, South Africa’s score was 57 for three in 10 overs, requiring 92 runs from 60 balls.
In this, Bhuvneshwar Kumar got off to a great start by taking the first three wickets in the powerplay. But South Africa took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series with a 10-ball four-wicket win. Pant said after the match, ‘Batting first, we made 10-15 runs less in the score. Then Bhuvi and other fast bowlers though bowled very well in the beginning. But things did not go our way in the second half of the innings. We didn’t bowl well after 10-11 overs, which changed the course of the match.
He said, ‘Spinners have to perform better in the match. In the last three matches, we will try to win. South African captain Temba Bavuma said, ‘Chasing the target was a bit tricky. I was trying to stay on the pitch and I let (Heinrich) Klaasen play freely. We could have done a little better but in the end it is the result that matters.
Heinrich Klaasen played an important role in the team’s victory by playing an innings of 81 runs, he was adjudged man of the match. He got a chance in this match due to the injury of Quinton de Kock, which he took full advantage of.