Malan, Bavuma put SA in control
January 21, 2022  20:47

SA 196-1 (32 ovs) vs India 287-6 | Scorecard

Malan using the sweep to good effect to unsettle the spinners. This time he reverse sweeps Chahal over the off-side for a boundary.

He sweeps the third ball to deep square leg for one before Bavuma plays the cut shot to Kohli at point, who ends up conceding an overthrow.

Malan clips Chahal to long-on for a single to retain the strike.

Thakur comes back into the attack in place of Venkatesh. The first ball is way down the leg side as Malan helps it along the way for a four through fine leg, as the target comes under the 100-run mark.

He takes a single through the covers before Bavuma picks two runs through square leg followed by one.

Malan pushes Thakur to sweeper cover for another run as South Africa cruise to 196/2 in 32 overs. They need another 92 runs from the remaining 18 overs for victory at an asking rate of just over five.
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