South Africa level T20 series 1-1
South Africa registered a comprehensive 9 wicket victory over India in the third and last T20 match to level the series 1-1. The first match of series was abandoned due to rain while India won the second match.
India won the toss and elected to bat first atBengaluru. India finished on 134/9 at the end of 20 overs with opener Shihar Dhawan top scoring with 36 runs. Rishabh Pant and Ravindra Jadeja scored 19 runs each. Kagiso Rabada was the pick of the bowlers for South Africa as he finished with the figures of 3-39 from his quota of 4 overs.Beuran Hendricks andBjorn Fortuin picked up 2 wickets each.
South Africa in reply chsed down the target in 16.5 overs with 9 wickets to spare. Hendricks scored a 26 ball 2 while skipper Quinton de Kock remained unbeaten on 79 runs off 52 balls. de Kock scored 5 sixes and 6 fours.
Match Summary :
South Africa 140 for 1 (de Kock 79*, Reeza 28, Bavuma 27*)
India 134 for 9 (Dhawan 36, Rabada 3-39, Beuran 2-14, Fortuin 2-19)
by 9 wickets