Malan, Bavuma take SA past 200January 21, 2022 21:00
SA 211-1 (34 ovs) vs India 287-6 | Scorecard
Bumrah, who has five overs in hand, comes back into the attack with India desperate for a break.
The pacer starts with three dot balls in a row to Malan, who then takes a single to fine leg and Bavuma keeps out the last two balls.
In the next over, Malan steers Thakur square on the off-side for a four to take South Africa past the 200-run mark, in the 34th over.
A single to Malan down to long-on before Bavuma pulls a short ball over midwicket for another boundary.
He runs the fifth ball fine on the off-side past the gloves of wicketkeeper Pant for the third four of the over.
Bavuma keeps strike with a single from the last ball, as he races to 34 from 33 balls.
Malan closes in on century, stroking 91 from 105 balls with South Africa in control on 211/1 in 34 overs, needing another 77 runs from the last 16 overs for victory.