Rossouw hits ton as South Africa thrash India by 49 runs in third T20 International

Wed Oct 05 2022
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Indore (India): South Africa trounced India by 49 runs in the third and last T20 match of the series at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore India on Tuesday night, as Rilee Rossouw hit sparkling unbeaten ton (100) that helped Proteas to pile-up 237 runs in 20 overs per inning competition.

India started the campaign in the last T20 of three-match rubber with bowling after winning the toss, as they had a lead 2-0 in the series. Rossouw played a notable inning of 100 not out, as he faced only 48 balls and hit 8 sixes and 7 fours to take South Africa’s total 237 runs in 20 over. Left hander wicketkeeper batter Quinton de Kock scored 68 runs in 43 balls with six fours and four huge sixes. Deepak Chahar (1 for 48), Umesh Yadav and Deepak Chahar shared one wicket a piece after giving 38 and 34 runs respectively.

As hosts India went to chase a big total of 238 runs in 20 overs with the average of over 11 runs per over. Skipper Rohit Sharma lost his wicket on the second bowl, when he was clean bowled by Rabada and put his team in hot water. Rishabh Pant (27), Dinesh Karthik (46), Harshal Patel (17) and Deepak Chahar (31) were major scorer for India. Dwaine Pretorius (3 for 26), Wayne Parnell (2 for 41), Lungi Ngidi (2 for 51), Keshav Maharaj (2 for 34) and Kagiso Rabada (1 for 24) were the wicket taker bowlers for the visiting side.

Scorecard-India vs South Africa

Venue: Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore

Toss: India, elected to field first

Result: South Africa won by 49 runs

South Africa Batting (237 for 3 in 20 overs):

Quinton de Kock run out (Iyer/†Pant) 68 (43 balls, 4X6, 6X4)

Temba Bavuma c Sharma b UT Yadav 3 (8 balls)

Rilee Rossouw not out 100 (48 balls, 4X7, 6X8)

Tristan Stubbs c Ashwin b Chahar 23 (18 balls, 4X2, 6X1)

India Bowling:

Deepak Chahar (1 for 48), Umesh Yadav (1 for 34),

India Batting (Target 228 in 20 overs):

Rishabh Pant c Stubbs b Ngidi 27 (14 balls, 4X3, 6X2)

Dinesh Karthik b Maharaj 46 (21 balls, 4X4, 6X4)

Harshal Patel c Miller b Ngidi 17 (12 balls, 4X2, 6X1)

Deepak Chahar c Miller b Pretorius 31 (17 balls, 4X2, 6X3)

Umesh Yadav not out 20 (17 balls, 4X2)

South Africa Bowling:

Kagiso Rabada (1 for 24), Wayne Parnell (2 for 41), Lungi Ngidi (2 for 51), Keshav Maharaj (2 for 34), Dwaine Pretorius (3 for 26)

Player of the Match: Rilee Rossouw (South Africa)

Player of the Series: Suryakumar Yadav (India) Series result: India won the 3-match series 2-1

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