Dinesh Karthik’s 55(27), Hardik Pandya’s 46(31) and Avesh Khan’s 4/18 helps India beat South Africa by 82 runs and Square the series 2-2. After being put into bat fourth time in the series India scored 169/6 in 20 overs. In reply South Africa bowled out for 87 in 16.5 overs.
After being put in Indian batters struggled to score runs and one stage India were 81/4 in 12.5 overs. Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik’s 65(33) runs partnership helped India to score 169/6 in 20 overs. Karthik scored his maiden T20 after debuting for India in T20 format against South Africa in 2006.
Indian bowlers bowled in good line and length and never allowed South African batters to score runs freely. South Africa lost wickets at regular intervals after their captain Temba Bavuma retired hurt. Temba Bavuma has been hit on left elbow off Avesh Khan. Avesh Khan 4/18 and Yuzvendra Chahal 2/21 shines with the ball for India
Player of the Match:- Dinesh Karthik
Last and Final T20 match will be played on June 19th in Bengaluru.