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India vs South Africa 2nd T20: Match Preview



The second match of the five-match T20 series between Team India and South Africa will be played at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack at 7 pm today. In the first match of the series, South Africa defeated the Indian team by 7 wickets. There has been a clash between the two teams on this ground in the past as well. In 2015, the only T20 match between these two teams, South Africa had defeated India by 6 wickets.

Now after almost 7 years both the teams will face each other. Batting first, after losing the toss, India made 211 for four wickets in the first match. Ishan Kishan scored the highest 76 runs for India. In reply, South Africa achieved the target in 19.1 overs for the loss of 3 wickets.


IND vs SA 2nd T20: Match Preview

David Miller played a brilliant inning of 64 and Resie van der Dussen 75 for South Africa. Both of them added 131 runs in the fourth wicket partnership and gave their team an easy victory.

Team India captain Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya sweated profusely on Saturday. The spectators who came to watch the match practice were making noise on his every shot.

For the second T20, South Africa hardly make any changes in their playing XI, but Team India can make a change. Harshal Patel and Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s speed was very low in the first match. Also, both of them were badly hit. In such a situation, Umran Malik can get a chance. If the pitch is flat, Umran can trouble the batsmen with his fast deliveries.

Probable XI of both teams

India Probable XI: 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 Probable XI
: Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma (c), Dwaine Pretorius, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi