IND vs SA 1st T20I Dwell Rating: Rassie van der Dussen hits Harshal for 22, South Africa wants 34 in 3 overs

Published:Mar 7, 202416:21
IND vs SA 1st T20I Dwell Rating: Rassie van der Dussen hits Harshal for 22, South Africa wants 34 in 3 overs

Welcome to Sportstar's stay protection of the primary T20I of the five-match sequence between India and South Africa. That is Nihit Sachdeva taking you thru the motion because it unfolds on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi.

SIX!!! Within the slot from Bhuvneshwar as he misses the yorker and Miller swings it over lengthy on.

South Africa wants 34 runs off 18 balls.

SA 178/3 in 17 overs: SIX!!! Rassie van der Dussen strikes throughout to the off stump, goes on one knee and turns Harshal's tried extensive yorker right into a full toss - over long-on for a most. SIX!!! Harshal misses his size once more as he bowls one other full toss, this time on the leg facet and van der Dussen swings it behind sq.. FOUR!!! What an over that is turning out to be! Rassie van der Dussen strikes to 46 as he hits one extensive of deep mid-wicket. SIX!!! Fifty for Rassie van der Dussen as he pulls a brief one from Harshal into the stands on the leg facet. Twenty two runs off the over.

SA 156/3 in 16 overs: DROP!!! Gradual and brief from Avesh, van der Dussen pulls it straight to Shreyas Iyer at deep midwicket who drops a dolly. FOUR!! Avesh comes around the wicket, bowls into Miller's physique however it's not brief sufficient. Miller pulls it expertly within the deep sq. leg area. Nonetheless, a good over within the context of the sport for India as solely eight come off it.

Avesh Khan to bowl his closing over.

SA 148/3 in 15 overs: FOUR!! David Miller, who had an amazing IPL 2022 for Hardik Pandya's Gujarat Titans, is retaining South Africa on this recreation. He hits it over mid-wicket to get 4 runs. SIX!!! Miller thrashes it approach over long-off for an enormous six. A single of the ultimate ball helps Miller full his fifty off simply 22 balls.

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SA 134/3 in 14 overs: FOUR! Avesh did extraordinarily nicely to present away simply three off the primary 5 however on the ultimate ball, missed the yorker permitting van der Dussen to get beneath it and slam it straight down the bottom for a 4. Furthermore, it turned out to be a no ball however van der Dussen may solely take a single off it.

SA 125/3 in 13 overs: FOUR!! Too brief from Axar and Miller hits it by means of the covers for 4. SIX!!! Miller steps out to the pitch of the ball and lofts it over lengthy off for an enormous six. SIX!!! Miller goes on the backfoot and hits it approach over mid-wicket for one more most. Nineteen off the over.

SA 106/3 in 12 overs: 4 singles off the primary 4 deliveries of Harshal's second over. FOUR!! Miller will get some bat on the extensive yorker and pierces the hole between brief third man and backward level. SIX!!! On the pads from Harshal and Miller flicks it over deep sq. leg for a most.

SA 92/3 in 11 overs: Six singles off Axar's third over. India tightening the screws on South Africa.

Drinks break

SA 86/3 in 10 overs: Avesh Khan concedes simply 4. South Africa wants 126 runs in 60 balls.

Avesh Khan to bowl his second over.

SA 82/3 in 9 overs: SIX!!! Massive full toss from Axar and Russie van der Dussen duly dispatches the ball over deep-midwicket and into the stands. OUT!!! De Kock departs after his slog sweep lands into Ishan Kishan's fingers at deep sq. leg who balances himself completely near the boundary rope. David Miller is in.

SA 72/2 in 8 overs: Three dot balls to start out the over. Massive enchancment from the primary over. FOUR!!! Does not final too lengthy although as van der Dussen shifts to backfoot and cuts it completely for a boundary. De Kock takes a single on the final ball of the over.

Chahal again for a second over.

SA 67/2 in 7 overs: Tidy first over from Axar. Simply six off it.

Finish of powerplay and Pant introduces the left-arm spin of Axar Patel.

SA 61/2 in 6 overs: De Kock tucks it to level for a single and offers strike again to Pretorius who appears to be like in nice contact. OUT!!! Gem of a slower ball from Harshal fully deceives Pretorius to hit the center and off stumps. Massive wicket for India as Pretorius was wanting harmful. Rassie van der Dussen is the brand new batter in. Glorious over from Harshal - only one off it plus a wicket.

Harshal Patel with the ball in hand.

SA 60/1 in 5 overs: SIX!!! Pandya bowls one into the physique and Dwaine Pretorius swings his bat exhausting to reap the reward - a most. SIX!!! Two in two for Pretorius and this one was even batter as he held his form and flicked the size ball off the pads. Fifty up for the Proteas very quickly. SIX!!! Third six of the over for Pretorius, this time lengthy over cow nook.

Hardik Pandya to bowl.

SA 42/1 in 4 overs: SIX!!! Monstrous hit from Pretorius who goes on one knee and slaps it approach over cow nook. FOUR!!! De Kock sweeps, doesn't get the connection proper however sufficient to achieve the boundary rope. FOUR!!! One other boundary from de Kock to complete a productive over for the Proteas.

Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal to bowl contained in the powerplay.

SA 26/1 in 3 overs: OUT!!! Sensational catch low in entrance from Pant after Bhuvi discovered the surface fringe of Bavuma's bat. Pretorius is the brand new batter in. FOUR!!! Stunning backfoot punch from Pretorius finds the hole between fielders contained in the circle on the off facet. Profitable over for Bhuvneshwar and India.

SA 22/0 in 2 overs: Two dot balls earlier than Avesh sprays one down the leg facet which fits by means of Pant's gloves because the South African openers steal a bye together with the extensive. FOUR!! Bavuma flicks one over sq. leg. FOUR!!! A little bit of improvisation from Bavuma as he goes down on one knee and scoops it behind. FOUR!! De Kock hits a wonderful boundary over backward level. Fifteen from Avesh's first over. Costly.

Avesh Khan, right-arm pacer, from the opposite finish.

SA 7/0 in 1 over: De Kock tucks it to level and opens South Africa's account with a single off the second ball. FOUR LEG BYES!! Vicious inswinger from Bhuvneshwar, Bavuma misses it fully the ball takes a deflection off his thigh and goes between keeper Pant and first slip for a boundary. Seven off the primary over.

Bavuma and de Kock to start the South African chase. Bhuvneshwar Kumar with the ball in hand for India.

INDIA - 211/4 (20). South Africa wants 212 to win.

IND 211/4 in 20 overs: OUT!!! Brief and extensive from Nortje, Pant reaches for it and hits exhausting however the ball goes solely so far as Rassie van der Dussen at sweeper cowl. Pant goes for 29 off 16. Dinesh Karthik is available in. Karthik opens his account with a single off the second ball he faces. Sensible over from Nortje thus far. SIX!! Neither too brief, nor too excessive and completely within the slot for Pandya who powers it over the fielder at lengthy on. Pandya and Karthik steal a pair off the final ball. That is India's highest whole in opposition to South Africa in T20Is.


IND 202/3 in 19 overs: SIX!!!! Hardik Pandya is again and the way! A slower one from Rabada however Pandya was prepared for it as he smashed it over lengthy on. 5 runs together with a large off the subsequent 4 balls from the South African pacer. FOUR!!! Nice yorker from Rabada however Pandya one way or the other will get an inside edge that goes behind the wicket for a boundary and takes India previous 200.

Rabada to bowl his closing over.

IND 187/3 in 18 overs: FOUR!!! Low full toss on the pads from Parnell and Pandya calmly performs it over mid-wicket. SIX!! Pandya did not get the proper connection on the pull and it nonetheless went over long-on for a 76m six. 13 off Parnell's closing over.

IND 174/3 in 17 overs: OUT!!! Pretorius deceives Iyer with a slower one. Iyer was already into the shot however the ball arrived just a bit later and hit the off stump. Massive wicket for the South African staff right now. Hardik Pandya is available in. SIX!!! Pretorius misses the size and pays the value for it as Rishabh Pant bludgeons the full-pitched ball over the bowler's head. SIX!!! Slower one from Pretorius however Pant hits it with such brute drive that the ball goes previous a diving David Miller at lengthy on to go for a most. FOUR!!! Pant hits one by means of the covers to maintain the momentum going for the boys in blue. Eighteen off it.

IND 156/2 in 16 overs: FOUR!!! A launch shot for Pant as Parnell bowls a full toss whereas going for the yorker. The left-hander occasions the ball completely and beats the fielder at lengthy on. One other tight over for the Proteas - Parnell concedes simply six.

IND 150/2 in 15 overs: A cheap over from Nortje. Simply 5 off it.

IND 145/2 in 14 overs: Comedy of errors. Pant may have departed with out going through a ball on his captaincy debut. Iyer performed the ball to midwicket, Pant took off on the non-striker's finish earlier than realising that the run wasn't on and began to return. He first collided with Rabada earlier than having one other collision with Stubbs who threw the ball over the fielder's head, who was backing up on the stumps. FOUR!!! Iyer makes room for himself and sends the short-pitched supply over mid off. Eight off it.

Rabada again for his third over.

IND 137/2 in 13 overs: Again to again SIXES from Ishan Kishan as Maharaj bowls full and proper into his arc. Kishan fortunately accepts the presents and dispatches each balls approach over the fielder within the deep. Kishan follows it up with again to again FOURS to rapidly transfer to 76. OUT!! On the earlier ball, Kishan used the DRS efficiently to overturn the LBW choice given in opposition to him. Nonetheless, he didn't final lengthy as on the very subsequent ball, he hit one straight down Tristan Stubbs' throat at long-on to depart for 76.

IND 117/1 in 12 overs: Simply 5 off Pretorius' second over.

IND 112/1 in 11 overs: MISS!!! Maharaj lures Iyer out with the flight, beats him with the flip however de Kock makes a large number of a straightforward stumping. Iyer survives. FIFTY!!! Kishan completes his half-century in model as he blasts the ball over deep midwicket. DROP!!! Kishan went for a similar shot once more solely to get a high edge on the ball however there was some confusion between the South African fielders and Kishan will get a brand new life.

Keshav Maharaj again into the assault after an costly first over of the innings.

Drinks break

IND 102/1 in 10 overs: SIX!!! Shreyas Iyer making an attempt to unsettle Shamsi as he once more comes down the pitch and muscular tissues the ball to go over a diving fielder at lengthy on. SIX!!! Iyer hits it with the flip and the ball sails over lengthy on for one more most. Iyer takes a single at mid-wicket to convey 100 for India.

IND 87/1 in 9 overs: FOUR!!! Poor first ball from the tall South African as he bowls brief and extensive, Kishan throws his arms at it and beats the fielder at level. Respectable restoration from Pretorius as 4 singles come off the subsequent 4. FOUR!!! Kishan is in full move now as he capitalises on the complete size ball and slams it straight down the bottom to maneuver to 44.

One other change - right-arm pacer Dwaine Pretorius to bowl his first over.

IND 75/1 in 8 overs: SIX!!! It was turning out to be a good over as solely 4 runs had come off the primary three balls from Shamsi however Iyer stated sufficient is sufficient as he got here down the pitch and slapped one over lengthy on. Twelve off the over.

Chinaman Tabraiz Shamsi to start his spell.

IND 63/1 in 7 overs: SIX!!! Brief and on the leg facet from Parnell, Gaikwad swings his bat so exhausting that the ball goes by means of Pretorius' fingers at advantageous leg for a most. WICKET!!! Parnell follows Gaikwad (23 runs off 15 balls) who tries to make room for himself, fails to make the fitting connection and South African skipper Bavuma takes a easy catch at mid-wicket. Shreyas Iyer is the brand new batter in and he opens his account with a single right away. FOUR!!! Brief and nicely exterior off from Parnell, Kishan lashes at it and beats a diving Rabada within the deep.

IND 51/0 in 6 overs: SIX!!! One of many flattest sixes ever comes off Gaikwad's bat as Nortje pitches one brief on the leg facet. FOUR!! Kishan steers one down to 3rd man utilizing the tempo of Nortje and beats Shamsi who gave up fairly rapidly. FOUR!!! Kishan hits a wonderful drive by means of the covers for 4 as fifty comes up for India.

IND 36/0 in 5 overs: Welcome again to T20 internationals, Wayne Parnell. Only one off the left-arm pacer's first over.

Wayne Parnell, left-arm pacer, to bowl his first T20I over for the nationwide facet in 5 years.

IND 35/0 in 4 overs: Two singles off the primary three deliveries. FOUR! Rabada tries to go for the yorker and finally ends up bowling a mild full toss to Kishan who drives it again previous him. WIDE!! South African pacers unable to make good use of the situations as this time, Rabada sprays one on the off facet. FOUR!!! Unlucky for Rabada as he had completely outfoxed Kishan with the size and swing however the ball took the surface edge and went for a 4 at third man.

Rabada again for one more.

IND 24/0 in 3 overs: Nortje unable to manage the motion on supply because the ball goes out of a diving Quinton de Kock's attain on the off facet because the Indian openers steal a bye. SIX!!! Brief-pitched supply from the Proteas pacer, Ruturaj goes for the pull and the highest edge goes all the way in which for a most over advantageous leg. Gaikwad takes a pair at backward sq. leg off the ultimate supply.

Change in bowling right away as Bavuma introduces the categorical tempo of Anrich Nortje to interchange Maharaj.

IND 15/0 in 2 overs: Gaikwad pushes the ball to the fitting of mid-on and opens his account with a single. On the pads from Rabada and Kishan performs it to deep advantageous leg to take one. Tidy over from the pacer as solely two runs come off it.

Rabada to Gaikwad.

IND 13/0 in 1 over: Ishan Kishan on strike. FIVE WIDES! Unbelievable activate the second ball of the match itself because it goes down the leg facet for 5 wides. FOUR! Exterior edge brings first runs of the bat for Kishan and India. FOUR!! Kishan slaps one by means of deep further cowl. Costly over for Maharaj and South Africa.

Ishan Kishan and Ruturaj Gaikwad to open the innings for the boys in blue. Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj to bowl the primary over for South Africa.

Dwell motion now.

6:56 PM: What do you assume?


6:45 PM: That is what they're preventing for


South African captain Temba Bavuma (left) and Indian captain Rishabh Pant (proper) with the trophy throughout 1st T20I on the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday.   -  SPORTZPICS for BCCI


6:35 PM: Enjoying XIs

India: Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(c), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan

South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma(c), Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje

Aiden Markram unavailable for choice after testing optimistic for COVID-19.

6:30 PM: TOSS - Temba Bavuma wins the toss and South Africa will bowl first.

6:20 PM: Rishabh Pant on Indian captaincy, working with Hardik Pandya and coach Rahul Dravid  

6:10 PM: Head-to-head report: Matches performed - 15, Matches gained by India - 9, Matches gained by South Africa - 6


IND v SA: World report beckons as T20 cruise continues

By Abhishek Mukherjee

Armed with a brand new set of skilful T20 gamers after an exacting IPL sojourn and with a brand new individual on the helm – Rishabh Pant – India resumes its quest to agency up a stable group of gamers for the T20 World Cup. Pant was appointed captain for the T20 sequence in opposition to South Africa with only a day to go for the primary T20I on the Arun Jaitley Stadium right here on Thursday. Okay. L. Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav had been dominated out of the five-match sequence resulting from accidents at coaching.

Journalists had been left ready for an hour for a scheduled press convention on the Arun Jaitley Stadium right here on Wednesday and it was Pant, the brand new captain, who arrived amid claps simply minutes after he was handed his position.

“It is an excellent feeling. Did not are available superb circumstances, however on the identical time I am feeling glad. I want to thank the BCCI for giving me this chance to steer the Indian facet. I will attempt to take advantage of it,” Pant stated.

Regardless of the contemporary faces and a brand new management group – Hardik Pandya has been appointed vice-captain – India can be favorite to win and thereby make a brand new world report of most consecutive wins in T20Is, having gained 12 on the trot – a run that dates again to the group stage of the T20 World Cup within the UAE. All members of the squad are potential match winners within the format and have been productive of their respective roles in IPL 2022.

The sequence forward, then, serves to broaden the pool of gamers primed to fulfil their roles for India. A few of the new stars – alongside some not-so-new stars making a comeback primarily based on their IPL performances – might even make a stable case for a extra everlasting position within the staff.

The excellent news for India is that Hardik Pandya just isn't solely totally match and bowling frequently but additionally in nice kind with the bat. This sequence offers Hardik, now the second in command, a pleasant warm-up and an opportunity to align with the staff administration's plans and expectations earlier than the T20 World Cup. Additionally it is an opportunity for Yuzvendra Chahal to cement his place within the taking part in eleven and be an automated alternative for the marquee match later this yr. If not for the harm to his proper hand whereas batting within the nets right here, Kuldeep additionally had an amazing alternative to realize prominence in India colors once more. Each spinners excelled within the IPL, however the IPL was particularly cathartic for Kuldeep, whose performances throughout codecs for the reason that 2019 World Cup had been on the decline.

Amongst quick bowlers within the squad, Umran Malik, who bowled with oomph within the IPL, and Arshdeep Singh will not be given an opportunity to play straightaway. Head coach Rahul Dravid on Tuesday steered that Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Avesh Khan often is the first three selections. With Hardik because the all-rounder, India might go in for 2 seamers and two spinners. After his exploits with the bat for Royal Challengers Bangalore – a batting common of 55 and a strike-rate of 182 – Dinesh Karthik is prone to discover a place within the decrease middle-order.

South Africa can also be stuffed with gamers able to successful matches on their very own. A lot of them had been a part of the IPL and are aware of the Indian gamers. The recent climate will not be an issue both. However having not performed a single T20 for the reason that T20 World Cup within the UAE final yr, it will not be straightforward for them to carry out symbiotically as a gaggle within the format after in a short time.

David Miller, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje can be raring to have a go on the Indians, however the truth that their solely spinners in Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj have not performed a lot within the final two months tilts the scales within the house staff's favour.

India can simply be stunned, nevertheless. The final time it performed a T20 on the Feroz Shah Kotla grounds, in November, 2019, it misplaced to Bangladesh. Bangladesh had appeared higher ready for that recreation as they bowled with a plan and curtailed the run-scoring by constantly bowling again of a size and allotting the slower supply. India might take classes from that and plan nicely for a observe recognized to be low and sluggish. Bowling again of a size relatively than full could possibly be an excellent technique right here because the straight boundaries are very brief.

The Indians can be eager on redeeming themselves, too, in white-ball cricket after having suffered a 3-0 loss below Rahul's captaincy earlier this yr in South Africa.


India: Rishabh Pant (c, wk), Hardik Pandya (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Wayne Parnell, Dwayne Pretorius, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen (wk), Tristan Stubbs, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi.


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First T20I between India and South Africa can be stay telecast on Star Sports activities HD 1, Star Sports activities 1, Star Sports activities HD 3, Star Sports activities 3 and streamed stay on Disney+Hotstar from 7PM IST.

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