India vs South Africa Match Details
- Suryakumar Yadav and KL Rahul chipped in with a fifty each to take India home by eight wickets in the first T20I.
- Arshdeep Singh was the pick of the bowler for India with three wickets.
- Keshav Maharaj was the only positive for the Proteas with a knock of 41 runs.
Rohit Sharma & Men will aim for an unassailable lead in the three-match series as they will have a go at South Africa in the second T20 International. It was a one-sided affair in the first match in Thiruvanthapuram as India cruised to a win by eight wickets. South African batters flattened on a difficult pitch as they ended up with only 106 runs. Chasing the total, India won in 16.4 overs to take a lead of 1-0.
Playing in Guwahati, South Africa will hope for the batters to find their rhythm while India will expect another destructive performance from their bowling unit.