New Delhi. Helps South Africa to win a record win in the first T20 against India (IND v SA 1st T20) David Miller (David Miller) and Rasi van der Dussen played important roles. The visiting Proteas team achieved the huge target of 212 runs kept by Team India with 5 balls to spare. This is South Africa’s biggest win while chasing runs in T20. On the other hand, India’s 12-match winning streak also came to an end. After the win, Miller said that faith was the one thing that changed his career.
David Miller scored an unbeaten 64 off 31 balls with the help of 4 fours and 5 sixes. At one point South Africa had lost their three wickets at a total score of 81. After this, Miller handled the innings with Rassie van der Dussen. Both the batsmen made an unbroken partnership of 131 runs for the fourth wicket and gave their team a thrilling victory. Dussen scored an unbeaten 75 off 46 balls with the help of 7 fours and five sixes.
‘Two players are needed when chasing’
Miller, who was adjudged ‘Match of the Match’, said, ‘Of course, over the years, I have had to work hard to understand my game better. When you are chasing you need two players. Rasi did a great job at the other end with some big overs. That’s what I told him, try to stay at the crease. Faith is something that changed my career. Winning more matches and more consistency builds your confidence. I am ready to bat in any order.
South Africa’s biggest win while chasing the target
Earlier, South Africa had achieved the target of 206 runs in T20 International cricket against West Indies in the year 2007. This is also South Africa’s biggest run chase against India. This is the second highest partnership for the fourth wicket against full member teams of the ICC. At number one is Australia’s David Warner and Glenn Maxwell, who shared a 161-run partnership for the fourth wicket in 2016 in Johannesburg.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 10, 2022, 07:30 IST