Nortje hit 5 consecutive fours
Gaikwad started off aggressively hitting Anrich Nortje for five consecutive fours in the fifth over. After hitting the first ball in the off-side, the second ball is used for a four over mid-on using steps. After hitting two consecutive fours, Nortje bowled a sharp bouncer, which hit Gaikwad directly on the helmet. The ball was so fast that the third man’s side went for a four. On the next ball, using the wrists beautifully, Gaikwad took a four and looked completely ready for the next ball as well. The slammed ball is sent lightly over the short third man across the boundary line.
Fifty hit in 30 balls
India scored 57 for no loss in six overs of the powerplay. Gaikwad reached his half-century in 30 balls and welcomed Keshav Maharaj with a four. Maharaj ended his innings by taking his catch on his own ball. Kishan scored 13 runs in the ninth over by hitting six and four off Tabrez Shamsi. Kishan played an innings of 54 runs in 35 balls. This was his second fifty in the five-match series. India set a target of 180 runs in front of South Africa in the last and then won the series easily and returned to the series.
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