De Kock, Malan put SA in control
January 21, 2022  19:47

SA 109-0 (17 ovs) vs India 287-6 | Scorecard

Bhuvneshwar struggling with his line. This time he bowls too wide as Malan drives it through the covers for a four as he continues to grow in confidence.

A single to Malan down to long-on before de Kock haves Bhuvi over midwicket for a six, to take South Africa past 100, in the 16th over.

He keeps strike with a single from the last ball as 12 come from the over, with Bhuvneshwar conceding 40 from his four overs.

In the next over, Malan bottom edges the sweep shot on to his pads as Chahal bowls it a bit slower. The next ball is much quicker as Malan defends before he takes a single to midwicket and de Kock takes one off the next.

At the drinks break, South Africa well placed on 109 for no loss in 17 overs, with Malan on 40 and de Kock on 67.

They need another 179 runs from 33 overs for victory at an asking rate of 5.42.
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