Bangalore: South Africa were the favorites after the first two matches of the Twenty20 series against India. The Indian team returned with a resounding victory in the next two matches. Now India are the favorites. With the fifth match of the series coming down on Sunday, both teams have the same expectations. The team that wins on Sunday will win the series with two wins. The match will be played at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore from 7 pm.
All round India
India won the match in Rajkot on Friday. He stumbled at the start of the innings and came back majestically. Pacers and spinners alike excelled in bowling. Batting first, India scored 169 runs and won by 82 runs. Highest Twenty20 victory against South Africa. Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik and Avesh Khan, who did not play big roles in the first few matches, were the winners, boosting the team’s confidence.
However, it was a headache that captain Rishabh did not score well in all four matches. Shreyas Iyer could not ensure a brilliant performance in one down. Ishant Kishan maintains his confidence in the opening.
The Indian XI remained unchanged in the first four matches. This is because of coach Rahul Dravid’s view that the team needs continuity. . The plan will fail if South African captain Themba Bawuma, who injured his hand while batting in the fourth match, does not return. The team needs to find a new captain and opener.