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Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
The match is a do-or-die battle for India as they trail the five-match series 0-2
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Men in Blue suffered their second straight loss against South Africa in the ongoing fivr0match T20I series on Sunday.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar's magical figures of 4/13 in four overs were not enough to stop South Africa from taking a 2-0 lead in the series.
Chasing 149 for the win, Heinrich Klassen took the game away from India with a 46-ball 81 as South Africa romped home with four wickets to spare to go 2-0 up in Cuttack.
Heinrich Klaasen's knock was extremely vital in reviving South Africa's 149-run chase and helped them get the 2-0 lead in the five-match series
An explosive knock from Klaasen (81) powered South Africa to a four-wicket win over India in the second T20I of the five-match series at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday.
Despite Bhuvneshwar Kumar's heroics in the powerplay, India could not sustain the momentum and gave Proteas a 2-0 lead.
For South Africa, Anrich Nortje scalped two wickets while Kagiso Rabada, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, and Keshav Maharaj took one wicket each.
The pacer struck early. dismissing opener Ruturaj Gaikwad.
After a seven-wicket loss to South Africa in the first T20I match of the five-match series at home, Team India will be looking forward to levelling the series when they take on the Proteas in the second T20I at Cuttack.
Team India will be squaring off with South Africa for the second Test of the five-match series, here at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, on Sunday.
Kumar also admitted that bowling to in-form David Miller would be challenging