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IND vs SA: Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul Help India Register Series-Clinching Win Over South Africa In 2nd T20I

David Miller's explosive ton went in vain as Indian bowlers hold their nerve to clinch the T20I series 2-0 after 16 run victory in the second T20I against South Africa at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati on Sunday. With the win, Team India took an unassailable lead 2-0 over South Africa. For South Africa, Miller slammed an unbeaten 106 in 47 balls while Quinton de Kock played a knock of not out 69 off 48. For India Arshdeep Singh bagged two wickets while Axar Patel settled for one wicket.Defending the target of 238, India's Arshdeep Singh dented South Africa's chase by bagging the wickets of Temba Bavuma and Rilee Rossouw in one over.Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock then played some careful shots while taking singles to ease some pressure from the team. Axar Patel then gave Prote...
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IND vs SA: Rain Threat Looms Over Sold-Out India-South Africa 2nd T20I; Arrangements In Place, Say Organizers

An overcast sky ahead of India's T20 fixture against South Africa at Guwahati on Sunday has made organizers and fans anxious, bringing back memories of the last international cricket match at the venue that had to be abandoned after heavy rain. Enthusiasm has been high among people in the run up to the match, with all tickets being sold out for the first international cricket game since the COVID-19 pandemic. The last international fixture at Barsapara Stadium at Guwahati was an India-Sri Lanka T20 match on January 5, 2020, which was called off due to persistent rain.At a pre-match media interaction, India head coach Rahul Dravid said it's great to see fans back in the stadium."Since June, when things opened up, every time we play in India, every stadium has been packed. That's a grea...
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IND vs SA: Tickets For India vs South Africa 2nd T20I Match At Guwahati ‘Sold Out’

The T20 International between India and South Africa in Guwahati on Sunday is set to be a full house with all tickets sold out, an official said. The transparent manner in which the tickets were sold has also increased the enthusiasm among the cricket fans, Assam Cricket Association (ACA) secretary Devajit Saikia told PTI on Friday. "We are expecting a full house. Out of about 38,000 seats, 21,200 were for the general public and the tickets were sold online in two phases. The tickets were sold out in no time," he said.Another 12,000 tickets were made available for the public through the district associations, and those were sold over the counters."Usually, 40-50 per cent of tickets sent to the districts return unsold. This time, hardly 100 tickets have come back to us," Saikia said.Th...
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IND vs SA, 1st T20I Live Score Updates: Focus On Death Bowling As India Take On South Africa

IND vs SA 1st T20I Live: Focus on Jasprit Bumrah and co. as India face South Africa.© AFPIND vs SA, 1st T20I live score Updates: After a 2-1 win over Australia, India now host South Africa for a three-match T20I series, which will be followed by three ODIs. Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav stole the show in the final T20I against Australia last week, and the management will hope that the star batters can continue with the same momentum, especially with the T20 World Cup set to get underway Down Under in less than a month's time. The focus, however, will be on India's bowling attack, which has been under the scrutiny for leaking runs, especially in the death overs. Jasprit Bumrah and co. will look to back to form in time before the showpiece event in Australia next month. (LIVE SCOREC...
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IND vs SA 1st T20I, India Predicted XI: Who Will Replace Rested Hardik Pandya In The Playing XI?

After a 2-1 T20I series win over Australia at home, India host South Africa in the white-ball formats. The teams start with a three-T20I series which will be followed by an ODI series of as many matches. With the series against the Proteas being India's last T20 assignment before the T20 World Cup in Australia, Rohit Sharma and company will try to put their best foot forward in the matches. Playing against South Africa, the number 3 ranked T20I side, will definitely test the preparation of the Indian team. However, head coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit would be happy with it.Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been rested for the series, while the participation of some more Indian players also seems skeptical due to fitness issues.Here is what we think could be India's play...
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IND vs SA: India Look To Address Death Bowling Concerns In Final Tune-Up Ahead Of T20 World Cup

India will be looking to round off their T20 World Cup preparation with a marked improvement in their death bowling besides providing crucial game time to its untested players in the three-match series against South Africa, beginning here on Wednesday. India skipper Rohit Sharma, expectedly, singled out death bowling as an area that requires improvement following the series win over Australia.The hosts will be without two of their key bowlers, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumarwho have been rested ahead of the ICC event next month.Mohammad Shamiwho is one of the World Cup reserves, is yet to recover from COVID-19 and will be missing the three games against the Proteas after being unavailable for the rubber against Australia.Harshal Patel did not have the best of times in his comeback ...
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IND vs SA: India, South Africa Teams Reach Thiruvananthapuram Ahead Of First T20I

File photo of Team India.© AFPThe Indian cricket team reached the city on Monday for the first T20 international match against South Africa to be held on September 28 at the Greenfield stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. The team was given a rousing welcome at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport by fans and the Kerala Cricket Association. The South African team reached the state capital on Sunday and began practice on Monday. "Team India will reach the ground for the practice on September 27. They will practice from 5 PM to 8 PM. The South African team will practice on the ground from 1.00 PM to 4.00 PM," KCA said in a release.The team captains would meet the media as part of the pre-match interaction on September 27.The KCA said only 2,000 tickets are remaining for the match. T...
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IND vs AUS – Suryakumar Yadav Reaches 50 vs Australia With Helicopter Shot, Reminds Of MS Dhoni. Watch

Suryakumar Yadav in action against Australia.© AFPSuryakumar Yadav is a vital player for India going into the 2022 T20 World Cup. He is currently ranked No. 3 in the world in T20Is and batting at No. 4 provides solidity to the Indian middle order. The star's brilliance was visible yet again on Sunday as he smashed 69 off just 36 balls in the third T20I against Australia. His innings included five sixes and five fours. He reached the 50-run mark off just 29 balls when he hit Adam Zampa for the maximum in the 13th over. It was a perfect helicopter shot and showed Suryakumar's prowess.Watch: Suryakumar Yadav gets to 50 with helicopter shotSKY dazzled & how!ICYMI: Here's how he brought up his before being eventually dismissed for 69.Don't miss the LIVE coverage of the #INDvAUS match ...
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IND vs AUS, 3rd T20I: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav Set Up Series-Clinching Win For India

Virat Kohli's scintillating strokeplay found its match in maverick Suryakumar Yadav's batting pyrotechnics as the duo fashioned India's series- clinching six-wicket win over Australia in the third and final T20 International in Hyderabad on Sunday. Kohli (63 off 48 balls) and Suryakumar (69 off 36 balls) shared a 104-run partnership to lay the platform for the Indian victory. India won the three-match series 2-1. Cameron Green (52) scored upfront while Tim David (54) provided the final flourish as Australia posted 186 for six after being invited to bat.With the pitch offering grip and turn, Axar Patel(3/33) picked up three wickets, while also executing a sensational run out. Yuzvendra Chahal (1/22) was also in his element, bowling an economical spell.Chasing 187, India didn't have t...
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IND vs AUS 3rd T20I Live Score Updates: India Take On Australia In Series Decider In Hyderabad

IND vs AUS 3rd T20 Score: India play Australia in series decider on Sunday.© AFPIND vs AUS Live Score Updates: India and Australia face each other in the third and series-deciding T20I at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The three-match series is currently tied at 1-1 and hence the winner on Sunday will take the trophy home. Australia won the first game by 4 wickets in Mohali before India bounced back with a 6-wicket win in the second game in Nagpur. Matthew Wade is the top run-scorer in the series with 88 runs to his credit while Hardik Pandya follows him with 80 runs. In the bowling department, Axal Patel leads the chart with 5 wickets so far. (LIVE SCORECARD)Here are the Live Score Updates of 3rd T20I match between India and Australia, straight from Rajiv Gandh...