The five-match T20 series between India and South Africa is going to start from Thursday. The first match of the series is to be played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. Team India, which is going to play in the absence of many of its star players including Rohit Sharma, will face the challenge of maintaining its T20 record. India has won 12 T20 matches in a row and is just one win away from winning 13 T20 matches in a row. The team, which continues to play under the captaincy of KL Rahul, will have a challenge to make a winning start. Talking about the matches between India and South Africa in T20 cricket, the figures have mostly been in favor of India.
India played its first T20 International cricket match against South Africa. In T20 International cricket, the Indian team has mostly dominated South Africa. So far 15 T20I matches have been played between the two teams, in which India has won 9 and South Africa has won 6 matches. At the same time, no match between the two countries has been tied so far. These figures show that even in this series, Team India is going to overpower the South African team.
India ahead of South Africa in winning T20 series
T20 series has been played 6 times between India and South Africa. It includes a series from one match to three matches. India has so far defeated South Africa in T20 series in 2006-07, 2010-11 and 2017-18. Whereas South Africa has won T20 series against India in 2011-12 and 2015-16. The T20 series played between the two countries in 2019-20 was a draw. For the first time, a 5-match T20 series will be played between India and South Africa.
South Africa lead in highest total
South Africa’s team has scored more than 200 score twice in T20 match against India. He scored 219 for 4 for the first time on 30 March 2012 in Johannesburg. At the same time, for the second time on 2 October 2015, the score of 200 runs for 3 wickets stood in Dharamsala. India had scored 203 for 5 wickets only once on 18 February 2018 in Johannesburg.