India vs South Africa highlights: India counterattacked, the series tied at 2-2, now the final will be held on June 19

New Delhi: The Indian cricket team leveled the five-match series 2-2 by registering an 82-run win over South Africa in the fourth T20 match played at Raj Koch on Friday. Now the final match of the series will be played on June 19 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Dinesh Karthik (55 runs) first shone in India’s victory and then Avesh Khan (four wickets for 18 runs) pushed the Proteas team into the dark.

Biggest win over South Africa

This is India’s biggest win in T20Is over South Africa, making a spectacular comeback after going 0-2 down in the series. Karthik (27 balls, nine fours, two sixes) hit his first half-century after nearly 16 years of his T20 debut and shared a 33-ball 65-run partnership for the fifth wicket with vice-captain Hardik Pandya (46 runs). Helped to make a challenging score of 169 runs for six wickets.

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South Africa’s lowest score in T20
Chasing this target, the South African team was reduced to just 87 runs in 16.5 overs. South Africa This is the lowest score in T20. For him, only three batsmen could reach the double-digit score. Rasi van der Dussen was the top scorer with 20 runs. Indian bowlers picked up wickets at frequent intervals, with Avesh Khan taking four for 18, including three wickets in an over. Yuzvendra Chahal took two wickets for 21 runs in four overs while Axar Patel and Harshal Patel got one wicket each.

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India had a bad start
After the powerplay, India lost their third wicket on the first ball to Ishan Kishan (27 off 26 balls) to reduce the score to 40 for three in 6.1 overs. India’s top three batsmen have not looked comfortable against South Africa’s scintillating pace attack in the series and it has been visible once again. Ruturaj Gaikwad, who returned to form in the last match, was out first. Shreyas Iyer has had trouble with short deliveries in this series and was dismissed leg before off a good length delivery from Marco Yansen. For the fourth time in the series, Pant was dismissed wide of the off-stump.

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