India vs South Africa T20I series ended in draw (2-2) after the series decider in Bengaluru on sunday washed out due to rain. South Africa started the series well by winning the first two matches before India winning the next two matches. T20 worldcup is just 4 months away both teams looks for right combination before the global event.
Dinesh Karthik who made a comeback to the team after his consistent performance in IPL 2022 for RCB done the job of a finisher brillantly by scoring 92 runs in 5 inning at strike rate of 158.62.Indian captain Rishabh Pant had a disappointing series.He scored only 58 runs from 5 innings at strike rate of 105.45. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shreyas Iyer also not able to perform upto the expectations.
Top 3 run scores in the series.
1.Indian Opener Ishan Kishan top scores of the series by scoring 206 runs from 5 innings at strike rate of 150.36. With this performance he became a strong contender for the 3rd opener slot in India’s T20 worldcup.
2.Heinrich Klassen who stands second Top scorer in the series by scoring 118 runs from 4 innings at strike rate of 151.28. He played a match winning knock of 81(46) in second T20.
3.Hardik Pandya who made a comback to the Indian Team after injury scored 117 runs from 5 innings at strike rate of 153.95. He will lead India in upcoming Ireland T20I series.
Top 3 wicket Takers in the series
1.Harshal Patel is the highest wicket taker in the series by picking 7 wickets from 5 matches at average of 12.57.
2.Bhuvneshwar Kumar stands second by picking 6 wickets from 5 matches at average of 14.17. He bowls brillantly with the new ball in the series.
3.Yuzvendra Chahal stands third by picking 6 wickets from 5 matches at average of 19.33.
Player of the series
Indian Pacer Bhuvaneshwar Kumar named player of the series for his excellent bowling in the series. He picked 6 wickets from 5 matches at average of 14.17.