IND vs SA: Team India’s batsmen crashed again, have scored only one half-century in 3 matches

Cuttack. Team India’s batsmen could not perform well in the second T20. Playing first against South Africa, India scored 148 for 6 wickets. Winning is essential for the team to stay in the series. Africa’s team is leading 1-0 in the 5-match series. Shreyas Iyer scored 40 runs for India. Apart from this, Ishan Kishan also contributed 34 runs. Captain Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya failed. The Indian team is playing the third T20 match at the Barabati Stadium and has scored only one half-century from its side. That is, the performance of the team here has not been good.

Only KL Rahul has been able to score a half-century on this ground as an Indian. He did this against Sri Lanka. Earlier, the South African team has defeated the Indian team in the T20 match at this ground. On Sunday, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and decided to bowl. Rituraj Gaikwad could only score one run. After this, Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer took over the team and added 45 runs for the second wicket.

5 wickets fell within 100 runs

Ishan Kishan fell victim to Enrique Norcia after scoring 34 off 21 balls. Rishabh Pant scored 5 runs in 7 balls and Hardik Pandya scored 9 runs in 12 balls. Meanwhile, Iyer was dismissed for 40 off 35 balls by Dwayne Pretorius. Hit 2 fours and 2 sixes. The team lost 5 wickets for 98 runs. All-rounder Axar Patel also failed. He scored 11 balls 10 runs.

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After 17 overs, the team had lost 6 wickets. After this Dinesh Karthik and Harshal Patel added an unbeaten 36 runs to take the score beyond 140 runs. Karthik remained unbeaten on 30 off 21 balls. Hit 2 fours and 2 sixes. At the same time, Harshal was not out after scoring 12 runs off 9 balls. Pretorius gave 18 runs in the 20th over. Karthik hit 2 sixes. For South Africa, Enrique Norcia took 2 wickets for 36 runs. Rabada, Pornel, Pretorius and Keshav Maharaj got one wicket each.

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