After the test and One-day series India tour of South Africa starts last series of the tour on 18 feb. And the last is T20 series this is 3 match series. And India defeated South Africa by 28 runs in the opening match of the three T-20 Internationals series with a superb bowling of fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar (5/24) after India’s opener Shikhar Dhawan (72) hit half-century.
Due to this target, the South African team, Riaz Hendrix’s 70-run half-century innings and Farhan Behardien (39 runs). Combined with 81 runs for the fourth wicket, could score 175 runs in nine overs in the last 20 overs. The Indian team went ahead with a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, the second match will be played on February 21.
Man of the Match – Bhuvneshwar kumar
Man-of-the-match Bhuvneshwar picked up wickets of Hendricks, Henriques Klassan and Chris Maurice in his fourth over. Thus taking five wickets for 24 runs in his four overs. Jaydev Unadkat, Yuswendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya got one wicket each.
During the South African innings, Kohli left the ground after which the BCCI said that he has some problems in the left hip and physio is watching him. There is no serious problem.
After getting an invitation for batting, Rohit Sharma (21 off nine balls). With the help of two sixes and a four before making a strong start in the Wanderers’ ground. And scored 18 runs in the over. But Junior Dala (two for 47 runs). He made his debut for South Africa in the next over. And got his first international wicket as Rohit.