India Loses its 2nd T20 International of Freedom Series against South Africa thus losing 3 match series to visitors. South Africa won the match by 6 wickets in hands with brilliant effort from Albie Morkel and Imran Tahir.
South Africa Thrashes Team India to Series Loss
South Africans showed their class with the win at Cuttack against India in 2nd T20 International of 3 match Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela Series. South Africa now has an invincible series lead over India as they win the T20 series in second match itself.
India Vs South Africa T20: Match Report
India was the first to take the batting stance but none of the Indian batter could hold the innings for long enough as Team India collapsed at mere 92 with Raina and Rohit Sharma being the highest scorer, 22 for each. Albie Morkel was the star bowler who had 3 wickets to his name while Imran Tahir and Chris Morris picked 2 each.
South Africa had an easy target to which they responded in calm and composed way though they lost 3 early wickets especially due to Ravi Ashwin’s brilliant bowling who took 3 early wickets but the target was not good enough to stop Proteas and hence they won the match in 18th over with 6 wickets remaining. Duminy went on to score 27 not out and he assured proteas win as he did in first T20 match.
Cuttack Crowd got Belligerent
India losing was disheartening for fans but attitude of Cuttack audience in the stadium was shameful as they stopped the match by throwing bottles in the ground as South Africa was closing to win.Match was stopped for more than 30 minutes. Match resumed once the issue was sorted out but it dented nation name across the world.
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