IND vs SA 2nd T20I As It happened: India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in a high-scoring second T20I to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series here on Sunday. Sent in to bat, India posted a massive 237 for three, riding on a solid batting display by the top four and then returned to restrict the visitors to 221 for 3 in the stipulated 20 overs.Also Read – India vs South Africa ODI Series Video: Shikhar Dhawan to Lead Team India; Matches in Lucknow, Ranchi, Delhi
Quinton de Kock (69 not out) and David Miller (106 not out) did the bulk of scoring for the visitors. Also Read – IND vs SA: KL Rahul Defends Bowlers After Runfest In 2nd T20I, Says Hard To Grip The Ball Due To Humidity
KL Rahul (57) and Rohit Sharma (43) put on a 96-run opening stand to set the foundation for India at the Barsapara cricket stadium here. Also Read – Virat Kohli SNUBS Dinesh Karthik's Proposal During 2nd T20I Between IND vs SA | Watch Viral Video
Suryakumar Yadav (61) then took centre stage as he smashed five boundaries and as many sixes en route to his 102-run stand off just 40 balls with Virat Kohli (49 not out). Dinesh Karthik then made some lusty blows in his seven-ball 17 not out.
Keshav Maharaj (2/23) was the most successful bowler for South Africa but it turned out to be a disastrous day for the rest of his bowling colleagues.
For India, Arshdeep Singh (2/62) and Axar Patel (1/53) were the wicket-takers.
India: 237 for 3 in 20 overs (Suryakumar Yadav 61, KL Rahul 57, Virat Kohli 49 not out; Keshav Maharaj 2/23). South Africa: 221 for 3 in 20 overs (David Miller 106 not out, Quinton de Kock 69 not out; Arshdeep Singh 2/62).
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: Miller crosses the 100 runs mark and now the batter is playing on 105 runs in 46 balls. What a game by Miller. India might win this game but Indian bowlers never forget this innings of Miller.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: Axar Patel coming to bowl the final over as the visitors need 37 runs. South Africa started last over with a single.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20, Cricket Score: This was an expensive over by Arshdeep Singh. South Africa now needs 37 runs in 6 balls.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: Miller is playing on 81 runs what an inning by David Miller so far. South Africa might lose the match but Miller’s innings will be memorable.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: Just after free-hit Miller smashes a MAXIMUM on Arshdeep Singh.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: Arshdeep started the 19th over with a no-ball. Free-hit but visitors unable to use it just take a single on free-hit.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: South Africa needs 63 runs in 12 balls. Miller has put his foot on the throttle but this is too late for Visitors to smash runs.
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LIVE IND vs SA 2nd T20I Cricket Score: South Africa now needs a 25.13 run rate. Team India is confident. Visitors now need 66 runs in 15 balls.