Klaasen 81(46) makes it 2 in 2 for South Africa

Heinrich Klaasen scores 81(46) during 2nd T20 against India ( Image Credit:- Twitter/ICC)

Heinrich Klaasen 81(46) gives South Africa 4 wicket victory over India in Second T20 and leads 5 match series 2-0. He came to bat when SA where 29/3 and demolish the Indian bowlers. His innings includes 7 fours and 5 huge sixes.

After winning the toss again South African Captain Temba Bavuma elected to field. Kagiso Rabada picks the Indian opener Ruturaj Gaikwad 1(4) in first over of the match. Ishan Kisan 34(21) and Shreyas Iyer added 45 runs for the second wicket. India then lost wickets at regular intervals. Dinesh Karthik’s 30*(21) late flourish helps India to set the target of 149 for South Africa.

India also started well with the ball by picking 3 wickets of Reeza Hendricks, Dwaine Pretorious and Rassie van der Dussen in powerplay. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked those 3 wickets for India. Heinrich Klaasen and Temba Bavuma 35(30) partnership of 64 runs from 41 balls steady the ship for South Africa. Klaasen added another 51 runs with David Miller. Klaasen’s innings of 81 runs in 46 balls seals the match for SA. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was exceptional for India by picking 4 wickets in 4 overs giving just 13 runs.

Player of the Match:- Heinrich Klaasen

Next match will be played on June 14 in Visakhapatnam at 7 pm.

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