IND vs SA: India’s excellent record against South Africa in T20, know what the figures say?

New Delhi. The series of 5 T20 matches between India and South Africa will start from 9 June. The first match of the series between the two teams will be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Team India’s regular captain Rohit Sharma has been rested in this series. In his place, KL Rahul will captain the team. Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah are also not part of the Indian team. In such a situation, there will be pressure on India to win the series. Some new players have been given a chance in Team India. In which Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh are included. After almost four years, Dinesh Karthik has returned to the team. Let us tell you based on the statistics of T20 matches played between India and South Africa, which team is heavy on which team.

Talking about the T20 International matches played between India and South Africa, then Team India is heavy. Till now 15 T20 matches have been played between the two countries. In which India has won 9 and South Africa has won 6 matches. During this, no match between the two countries was tied or undecided. These figures show that South Africa’s road ahead of India in the T20 series will not be easy.

India ahead in winning T20 series
So far 6 T20 series have been played between India and South Africa. Which includes a series from one match to 3 matches. India defeated South Africa in T20 series in 2006-07, 2010-11 and 2017-18. Whereas South Africa defeated Team India in the T20 series of 2011-12 and 2015-16. During this, the T20 series played between the two countries in 2019-20 was a draw. The series of 5 T20 matches between India and South Africa will be played for the first time.

South Africa lead in highest total
Talking about the highest total in a match between the two countries in T20, South Africa’s team is ahead of India. South Africa’s team has scored more than 200 runs in T20 match against India twice. In the match played in Johannesburg on 30 March 2012, South Africa scored 219 runs for 4 wickets. On 2 October 2015, South Africa scored 200 runs for 3 wickets in Dharamsala. India has so far crossed the 200-run mark against South Africa only once. In the T20 match held in Johannesburg on 18 February 2018, Team India scored 203 runs for 5 wickets.

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highest run scorer
At present, there is no such batsman in both the teams who is included in the highest run scorer. Rohit Sharma has scored the highest 362 runs in T20 for India against South Africa. Apart from him Suresh Raina scored 339, Virat Kohli scored 254, Shikhar Dhawan scored 233 and MS Dhoni scored 204 runs.

On the other hand, JP Duminy has scored the highest 295 runs against India from South Africa. Apart from him, AB de Villiers scored 208, Farhan Behredin 146, Faf du Plessis scored 143 and Jacques Kallis scored 140. Now most of these players have retired. While Faf du Plessis, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan are not part of this series.

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