Pant, Rahul hit 50s; India on top
January 21, 2022  16:21

India 171-2 (30 ovs) vs SA | Scorecard

It's blazing hot at Paarl, with the temperature touching the 41 degress celsius mark.

A single to Pant through square leg brings up the 100-run stand for the second wicket from 95 balls, as India turn things around in style.

Captain Rahul slaps the third ball to sweeper cover for a single to bring up his fifty, from 71 balls.

Pant swings Phehlukwayo across the line as he gets it off the inside half of the bat to long-on for a single.

Rahul keeps strike with a single from the last ball as five runs come from the over.

Pacer Magala, who bowled a poor spell of 29 runs from three overs with the new ball, is back into the attack.

Rahul hits the first ball down to long-on for one and Pant gets one off the next to midwicket.

Rahul drives the fourth ball, full on the stumps, down to long-on for another run and Pant picks one off the last ball.

India are 171/2 in 30 overs, with Pant on 77 from 61 balls and Rahul on 53 from 76 balls.
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