India vs South Africa T20I Series: Five Talking Points – From Ishan Kishan’s Batting To Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Bowling

India vs South Africa T20I Series: Five Talking Points – From Ishan Kishan’s Batting To Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s Bowling

The recently concluded India vs South Africa series saw an opposing climax as the decisive match was lost due to rain. By then, however, spectators had already seen the intense competition between the two sides in which the series was drawn 2-2. It started with the option of Proteas and ended with the memorable return of Team India. Although the final match did not take place, the series provided a good opportunity for both sides to test themselves before the T20 World Cup in Australia later this year.

It is noteworthy that the Indian team missed its key players. Virat KohliRohit Sharma KL Rahul, Jaspreet Bamrah And Muhammad Shami in the series and therefore it was a great opportunity for the team to test the strength of their bench.

While some players seized the opportunity with both hands, others failed to meet expectations. Here we have listed five points of the series from India’s point of view.

1. Ishan Kishan Rolls of the Roast

The word Southwow meant business. He finished the series as the highest run scorer. Kishan scored 206 runs in five matches at an average of 41.20 and a strike rate of 150.36. He scored two half-centuries in the series and was confident in his batting.

2. Shriyas AyreStruggle with the bat

Despite two good starts in the series, Air failed to deepen their innings. The right-handed batsman scored 94 runs at an average of 23.50 in the first four matches. His highest score in the series was 40.

3. Hardik Pandya Back to the role of finisher

Despite playing a different role from the bat in IPL 2022, after playing the role of finisher to perfection, the all-round ability of the star all-rounder once again became the center of attention. He scored 117 runs at an average of 58.50 and a strike rate of 153.94.

4. Dinesh KarthikRed hot shape

Whether it is IPL 2022 or international cricket, there is hardly anything that is stopping Dinesh Karthik. In a long race to return to the national team, Karthik grabbed his first opportunity with both hands. He played the role of finisher in the series for India with a strike rate of 158.62. In the fourth T20I, he won the Player of the Match award for his 55 off 27 balls.


5. Economic Bhuvneshwar Kumar

While in the first T20I, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was seen running at a rate of almost 11 per over (43/1 in four overs), in the other three games he was seen losing by less than six runs. Overall, Bhovi took six wickets at an economy rate of 6.07.

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