South Africa beat India in 2nd T20I, here're records broken!Last updated on Feb 22, 2018, 01:10 am
After losing the first T20I, South Africa have bounced back in style to keep the series alive, by beating India by 6 wickets at SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Heroics of Dhoni and Pandey went in vain, as the Proteas comfortably chased down 189 run target set by India.
Chahal was pummelled for 64 runs in 4 overs.
Here are the records that got broken.
Chahal's miserable day in T20I cricket
Klaasen has been the thorn in Chahal's flesh in this series.
In 74 balls, that Chahal has delivered to Klaasen, the wicket-keeper has scored 110 runs at a strike rate of 148.65 with 6 fours and 8 sixes to his name.
Yuzvendra Chahal's 64 runs in this match are the most runs conceded by an Indian bowler in a T20I game.
Chahal's nightmare at the Centurion
Yuzvendra Chahal broke the record for most 6s conceded by an Indian bowler in T20Is. He was hit for 7 sixes in his 4 overs. Previously, Jadeja had the record to his name, when he was hit for 6 sixes in 2009 by Australia.
Maiden 1st over
South African bowlers got off to great start
South Africa won the toss and opted to put India to bat first.
The hosts got off to a flying start with Chris Morris bowling a maiden first over and Junior Dala getting Rohit Sharma on a duck.
However, Shikhar Dhawan switched gears in the third over pummelling Chris Morris for 20 runs.
3 wickets, 45 runs
Powerplay was a dramatic one
The first powerplay was a dramatic one in Centurion.
Two maiden overs in powerplay whereas one gave India 20 runs.
India lost 3 wickets and posted 45 runs on board.
This is only the second time, India have faced a maiden first over in a T20I.
The first time was against Zimbabwe, when KL Rahul was kept at bay by Tendai Chatara.
Dhoni's heroics takes India to 188
Dhoni didn't score any 50+ scores in his first 65 T20I innings.
However, in his last 12 innings, he has scored 2 fifties.
Both his T20I fifties have come since he gave up India's captaincy.
MS Dhoni's 27 ball fifty was his second fastest in international cricket.
The 36-year-old had scored a 26-ball fifty against England in an ODI in Cardiff back in 2011.
Happy hunting ground for Pandey
The SuperSport Park in Centurion has been a happy hunting ground for Manish Pandey in T20 cricket.
Today he scored an unbeaten 79 off 48 balls.
The last time, he played a T20 match here he became the first Indian to score an IPL ton.
During 2009 edition of the IPL, he scored an unbeaten 114 off 73 balls for RCB against Deccan Chargers.
India scored 24 off final over
India added 24 runs to their total in the final over of their innings.
Dhoni was the star scoring 23 of the 24 runs.
Dhoni in the first 19 balls of his innings scored just 24 runs with 1 four and a six.
However, his last 9 balls saw 28 runs come from his bat with 3 fours and 2 sixes to his name.
Dhoni and Pandey set record 5th wicket partnership
Dhoni and Pandey put together an unbeaten 98 for the 5th wicket.
This is the 4th highest 5th wicket partnership in T20I cricket.
The highest was Shoaib Malik and Misbah's 119* against Australia in 2007.
The second, 102* by Yuvi and Dhoni against Australia in 2013 and third on the chart is the 102 by Paul Collingwood and Owais Shah against NZ in 2008.
Klaasen heroics powers South Africa to victory
Wicket-keeper Heinrich Klaasen now boats the 3rd fastest fifty in T20I cricket for South Africa. The 26-year-old brought it up in just 22 balls. ABD scored the fastest fifty by a South African in just 21 balls and shares the record with Quinton de Kock.