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Indian team made a remarkable comeback in the five-match T20I series after claiming the second consecutive victory against South Africa in the fourth T20I of the series. The hosts were trailing in the series by 0-2 margin. Rishabh Pant and Co., then made a strong comeback with a 48-run win in the third match, followed by the 82-run triumph in the penultimate fixture of the series.
After winning the second-last match of the series, the Indian cricketers received a grand welcome. Pant’s men were welcomed with the traditional “Garba” dance form of Gujarat. The Indian team also celebrated their victory by cake-cutting.
💠રાજકોટમાં ખંઢેરી સ્થિત સૌરાષ્ટ્ર ક્રિકેટ એસોસિયેશન સ્ટેડિયમ ખાતે દક્ષિણ આફ્રિકા સાથેની નિર્ણાયક મેચમાં જીત મેળવ્યા બાદ ભારતના ક્રિકેટરોનું ગુજરાતી પરંપરા અનુસાર રાસ ગરબાની રમઝટ સાથે ઉત્સાહભેર સ્વાગત#Rajkot #INDvSA #Cricket#AIRVideo: જયદીપ પંડ્યા pic.twitter.com/buB4rCU1bw
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The winner of this five-match T20I series will be decided in the final match of the series. The fifth and last match of the series will be played at Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy Stadium
India couldn’t get a good start with the bat in the 4th T20I but they still posted a decent total of 169 runs for the loss of six wickets in 20 overs. All-rounder, Hardik Pandya and senior wicketkeeper-batter, Dinesh Karthik rescued the team from a very precarious situation.
Hardik Pandya played an inning of 46 runs in 31 deliveries whereas Karthik smashed a blistering knock of 55 runs off just 27 balls. Hardik and Karthik’s batting brilliance was followed by the stellar performances of the Indian bowlers. The 25-year-old pacer Avesh Khan destroyed the visitors’ batting line-up by claiming four wickets in his spell of four overs. Khan conceded only 18 runs with an impressive economy rate of 4.50.
South Africa, as a result, were bundled out for just 87 runs in the second innings.