India vs South Africa 2nd T20: Virat Kohli Became Third Batsman To Remain Not Out On 49 Runs In T20Is
Team India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in a high-scoring match to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. For the first time, the Indian team has managed to win a T20 series in India against South Africa. The first T20 series between the two was played in India in 2015. Batting first after losing the toss, India scored 237 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 3 wickets.
In reply, South Africa also put in full force, but the team could only score 221 runs for 3 wickets. The batsmen dominated this match. KL Rahul (57), Rohit Sharma (43), Suryakumar Yadav (61), and Virat Kohli (49) batted brilliantly for India. At the same time, David Miller scored a brilliant century for South Africa and scored an unbeaten 106. Quinton de Kock also remained unbeaten on 69.
Kohli became the third batsman to remain unbeaten on 49 in T20Is
Kohli has missed out on scoring a half-century in this match by 1 run. He is the third batsman from India who has remained unbeaten on 49 runs in T20 Internationals. Before him, Gautam Gambhir remained unbeaten on 49 against South Africa in 2012. At the same time, Raina also missed a half-century in Australia in 2016 by one run. He too remained unbeaten on 49.
Virat Kohli Completed 11000 Runs
Here Virat Kohli has completed 11,000 runs in T20. Kohli’s 11 thousand runs were completed as soon as he scored the 19th run. Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, and Shoaib Malik have done this before him. Kohli played an innings of 49 runs. He has 11030 runs in 354 T20 matches. Apart from this, many records should be made in this match.