South Africa beat India: Here are the records broken
South Africa won the third T20I against India and will now share the trophy as the series ended 1-1. India had won the previous match after the first T20I ended in a washout. However, SA denied India victory in Bengaluru. Batting first, India posted a paltry 134/9. South Africa chased down the target after a strong start. Here's more.
How did the match pan out?
India kept losing wickets at regular intervals and were reduced to 98/6. Shikhar Dhawan got a start (34) but none of the other batsmen showed much quality. For SA, Kagiso Rabada (3/39) was pick of the bowlers. The side bowled well as a unit and things clicked. In reply, SA got the perfect start and that helped them set the tone for a win.
South Africa win their sixth T20I against India
This was South Africa's sixth win against India in T20Is. This was the 15th T20I meeting between the two sides and Proteas' win sees them close the gap to 6-9. This was the 10th T20I for India in 2019. India now have a 5-5 tally.
Dhawan gets past 1,400 T20I runs, Rabada shines
Dhawan now has 1,413 runs for Team India in T20Is. He became the fifth Indian batsman to score 1,400-plus runs in T20Is. He smashed four fours and two sixes in his knock. Rabada now has 28 T20I wickets for the Proteas. He went past the likes of Albie Morkel and Kyle Abbot (26 each). Bjorn Fortuin (2/19) notched his best T20I figures.
De Kock smashes fourth T20I fifty, gets past 1,000 runs
Quinton de Kock showed his class once again for the visitors. He slammed his second successive fifty in this series. The southpaw notched his fourth career T20I fifty. He was unstoppable with his range of shots and went past the 1,000-run mark in T20Is. He became the sixth Proteas batsman to achieve this mark. De Kock also went past Graeme Smith's tally of 982.
Important milestones for De Kock and Dhawan
De Kock became only the third player to score 50-plus runs in first two innings as a captain in T20Is. He joined the likes of Paul Stirling and Navneet Singh Dhaliwal. Dhawan became the fourth Indian to surpass the 7,000-run mark in T20 cricket.