There was no shortage of drama at the second T20I between India and South Africa. While India enjoyed a smashing win against South Africa, in the second T20I to win their first-ever series against Proteas at home in the shortest format.
While the Men in Blue scored 237 runs, the Proteas surprised the hosts by falling short by just 16 runs. South Africa scored 221 thanks to an unbeaten 174-run stand between David Miller and Quinton de Kock, with the former completing his second T20I century.
Following the match, Rohit Sharma confessed that after the win India’s death bowling remains an issue. Sadly, three of their bowlers gave more than 11 runs per over.
Rohit, who managed to score 43 runs, praised the batters after the Men in Blue recorded their fourth-highest T20I total. While Rohit had a good game with the bat, he didn't have a great day on the field.
Guwahati's heat impacted him when he was smacked in the lower abdomen area after the ball ricocheted off Rishabh Pant's gloves. While Miller felt the heat, Rohit began bleeding out of his nose unexpectedly and he had to use towels immediately.
While trying to clean up the blood, he continued to lead the side. The Indian skipper was seen directing his bowler Harshal Patel and setting the field. However, when the bleeding would not cease, Rohit was forced to seek medical treatment.
Shahbaz Ahmed entered the field as a replacement, while vice-captain KL Rahul led the team. However, Rohit was back on the ground as Harshal began his 15th over of the innings. Interestingly, India took an unassailable lead in the three-match T20I series against South Africa on Sunday with a 16-run triumph at the Barasapra Cricket Stadium in Guwahati, reported Hindustan Times.
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