South Africa Tour Of India is developing day by day India is leading by one win and unfortunately the first match has been washed out due to rain. South Africa desperately want to win upcoming 3rd T20I against India to level the series.
Third T20I will take place at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Sunday, 22 September, 07:00 pm local time.
With their victory in Mohali, India has ensured that they can not lose this T20I series. However, this duel against South Africa is also about the T20 World Cup 2020 for the ICC men. In this sense, there is much to pay attention to both sides.
India’s main concern will be Rishabh Pant. The 21-year-old was scrutinized, especially after Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri had demanded better goalkeeping for the goalkeeper’s bat and his release for 4 in Mohali, with Kohli watching at the other end, is only possible Spotlight in Bangalore to train even more on him.
Shreyas Iyer has since made a name for himself – there were two half-centuries in the one-day internationals in the West Indies – and management might consider bringing him to number 4, with Pant falling back to fourth. 5th
For South Africa, there were encouraging signs in Mohali. Quinton de Kock showed that the captain did not strain his individual form with a 37-ball 52. But that was maybe the only positive thing.
After the fall of de Kock, South Africa had a worrying lack of intensity that kept them from posting anything in the region of 180. Temba Bavuma scored 49 points on the debut, but his strike rate of 113.95 has to be increased dramatically for T20Is.
What was the situation last time between India vs South Africa?
Virat Kohli’s crisp slugfest game was on display for everyone as he led India’s chase of 150. He entered into a 61-year partnership with Shikhar Dhawan (40 out of 31), and with Shreyas (16) an unbroken 47 * from 14) for the fourth, who completes the pursuit with a remnant. Previously, the South African captain de Kock had made a solid start, but the middle order could not build on that, and they were limited to 149/5.
Shikhar Dhawan, Said:
“As a senior player, we make sure that we communicate, that their nerves are calm when we come in. Communication is very important every time a teenager wants to talk to us, was there.”
Quinton de Kock, Said:
“Some of the new players were under a lot of pressure, and I thought they played really well [in Mohali], of course, we did not win, but I thought they had their nerves very good.”
Weather Conditions | India vs South Africa | Third T20I Match 2019
Rain is forecasted in Bengaluru, which is very likely to disrupt the game. But with the revised drainage system at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, the chances of the game starts are high should it rain.
Teams Squad | India vs South Africa | South Africa Tour Of India 2019
Final playing XI of both teams will be announced after the toss.