Hardik Pandya failed to perform miracles with the bat against South Africa in the T20 World Cup and was dismissed for 2 runs. Kagiso Rabada took a brilliant catch from Pandya.
There was a thrilling match between India and South Africa in the T20 World Cup. In this match, Team India won the toss and chose to bat first. Batting first in this match held at Perth, Team India scored 133 runs for 9 wickets in 20 overs. Suryakumar Yadav played a wonderful innings of 68 balls for India. He hit 6 fours and 3 sixes in 40 balls. Along with Surya, only Rohit and Kohli managed to reach double digit score. It is known that South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi created havoc in this match. He took 4 major wickets in his three overs bowling and gave a shock to Team India. Due to this, the South African bowlers got a lot of help from the wicket and fielding was also excellent. Pace bowler Kagiso Rabada took two catches. Pavilion added Virat from the first catch and Hardik Pandya from the second catch.
Virat is shocked..
NGDI bowled a bouncer in the seventh over of the fifth ball of the match. Virat cuts it. The ball goes towards deep fine leg. It is far away. But, Rabada takes a long run to the right and takes the catch. Virat was dismissed after scoring 12 runs in 11 balls.
Shocked for Hardik..
Hardik Pandya, who came to face the innings bravely after the loss of four wickets by Team India, could not even bat in this match. Lungi Ngidi joins the pavilion on the ball. When Hardik shot Ngidi towards third man, the fielding South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada ran forward and took a surprise catch to send Pandya to the pavilion. Hardik Pandya reached the pavilion at Team India’s score of 49 runs.
Virat’s chorus of records..
Virat Kohli 1000 runs in T20 World Cup became the first Indian batsman and the second batsman in the world to complete 1000 runs in T20 World Cup. He has so far scored 1001 runs in 22 innings at an average of 83. 12 of these half-centuries. Sri Lankan player Mahela Jayawardene achieved this feat before Kohli. He scored 1016 runs in 31 innings at an average of 39. It includes a century and 6 fifties.