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The Indian team made a splendid performance in the first T20 match by defeating South Africa team by 8 wickets and started the three-match T20 series with a win. Batting first, South Africa team scored 107 runs in front of the Indian team. The target was set, which was achieved in the Indian team at the loss of 2 wickets in 16.2 overs.
In the last match for the Indian team, Deepak Chahar, and Arshdeep Singh performed superb bowling and due to the intelligent batting of KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, the team was able to reach the target very easily, in this match also the team had better performance than them. are supposed to. South Africa team, on the other hand, will take a lesson from their past mistakes in this match with the intention of leveling the series.
Quinton de Kock - He is the experienced wicket-keeper batsman of the South Africa team, he has so far scored 1894 runs in 69 matches at an average of 31 in his T20 career, he has also performed very well in the CPL 2022 tournament recently.
Suryakumar Yadav - He is the rising star of the Indian team in the T20 format, he has performed brilliantly in the recently played T20 series against Australia, in the last T20 match, he played an important inning of 50 runs in 33 balls in this match. Can also contribute well with the bat.
Aiden Markram - He is a consistent performer for the South Africa team in the T20 format, he scored 25 runs in the last match, and in this match he can score good points in the dream team with both bat and ball.
Arshdeep Singh - In the last match, he performed brilliantly, taking 3 wickets for 32 runs, in this match also he can give good points to the dream team with his bowling.
Potent opening spells from Arshdeep Singh (3/32) and Deepak Chahar (2/24) set up Indias eight-wicket win over South Africa on a testing Thiruvananthapuram pitch to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. Despite losing two cheaply, Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul polished off the chase in the 17th over with their contrasting half-century knocks. Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul will probably open the inning. Virat Kohli will bat at the one-down position. Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant will handle the middle-order batting. Rohit Sharma will lead India as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman Dinesh Karthik will do the Wicket Keeping for India. Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin will take care of the spin bowling of his team. Arshdeep Singh and Harshal Patel will lead the pace attack of his team. Arshdeep Singh was dangerous with the new ball in the last game, he even won his fir Man of the match award in T20 Internationals. Indias new-ball bowlers had the tourists on the mat at 9/5 halfway through the third over.
South Africas top order collapsed badly and as a result, they could not reach past a defendable total. At 9 for 5, South Africa welcomed any runs. Adien Markrams (25 off 24) and Wayne Parnells (24 off 37) brief fightbacks took them to 30/5 at the end of the powerplay. Later on It was proper impetus came from Maharaj, who smacked two sixes and five boundaries in his 35-ball cameo of 41 which was also the top-scoring effort for the visitors. Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma will probably open the inning. Rilee Rossouw will bat at the one-down position. Aiden Markram and David Miller will handle the middle-order batting. Temba Bavuma will lead South Africa as a Captain. He is also a good Batsman Quinton de Kock will do the Wicket Keeping for South Africa. Keshav Maharaj and Aiden Markram will take care of the spin bowling of his team. Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje will lead the pace attack of his team.
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If Team India beats South Africa team in their own home, then it will be a big record. Meaning the Indian team will create history by winning a bilateral T20 series against South Africa for the first time at home. So far, the African team has not lost any bilateral T20 series on Indian soil.
1. Rohit Sharma(C), 2. Lokesh Rahul, 3. Virat Kohli, 4. Suryakumar Yadav, 5. Rishabh Pant(WK), 6. Dinesh Karthik(WK), 7. Axar Patel, 8. Ravichandran Ashwin, 9. Harshal Patel, 10. Deepak Chahar, 11. Arshdeep Singh
1. Quinton de Kock(WK), 2. Temba Bavuma(C), 3. Rilee Rossouw, 4. Aiden Markram, 5. David Miller, 6. Tristan Stubbs, 7. Wayne Parnell, 8. Kagiso Rabada, 9. Keshav Maharaj, 10. Anrich Nortje, 11. Tabraiz Shamsi
This pitch is friendly to bowlers, in the beginning, fast bowlers get a lot of help on this pitch, winning the toss and bowling first will be the right decision on this pitch. Batting in the first innings has looked a bit difficult, here the average score of the first innings is 118 runs. Batting in the second innings has looked a bit easier. That is why, chasing the target here, 60 percent of the matches have been won.
Talking about the weather in Guwahati, rain is expected on the day of the match. The temperature here during the day is expected to be 35 °C while at night it is expected to be 25 °C. There is a 41 percent chance of rain during the day and 80 percent chance of rain in the night. In such a situation, if the match gets interrupted then it will not be a surprise.