Live Score – India vs South Africa, first T20I, live score updates : All eyes are on David Miller and Rassie van der Dussen as South Africa looks to chase the Mammoth 212 in the first T20I. Miller brought up his half-century in the 15th, while Van der Dusen brought the milestone in the 17th. Earlier, Dwaine Pretorius had a quick shot of 29 but his innings were cut short by Harshal Patel in the 6th over so the visitors lost two wickets in the chase for 212.
Earlier, India set a huge 212-run target for South Africa in the first T20I. Ishan Kishan surprised the hosts with his excellent batting ability. He left with 76 of 48 balls. India vice-captain Hardik Pandya contributed 12 of 31* while Shreyas Iyer scored 36 of 27. India captain Rishabh Pant scored 29 of 16 balls. For South Africa, Keshav Maharaj, Wayne Parnell, Anrich Nortje and Wayne Parnell each took a wicket. Earlier, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the match and opted to face India in the first T20I match of the five-match series at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium on Thursday. (real-time scorecard)
South Africa: Quinton de Kock(w), Temba Bavuma(c), Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Tristan Stubbs, Wayne Parnell, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje
India: Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w/c), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan
Here’s a live update on the first T20I between India and South Africa, straight from the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi
Live Score: Van der Dusen hits fifty!
Rassie van der Dussen raised his fifty! ! SA 178/3, the visitor is now in the lead.
Live Score: Four! !Van der Dusen to age 46
Van der Dusen 6, 6 and 4! He moves to 46. SA 172/3 on 16.3.
Live Score: Van der Dusen in action!
Rassie van der Dussen joins the show! Back-to-back sixes! ! SA 168/3 exceeds 16.2.
Live Score: Miller! ! Four! !
Avesh Khan hits a short, four! Single-handedly keeping South Africa in the game! SA 156/3 out of 15.5.
Live Score: Shreyas loses a babysitter
Shreyas Iyer lost a babysitter! ! Lacy van der Dusen survived! SA 150/3 over 15.2.
Live Score: Miller brings his half-century
Killer Miller takes his form from the IPL to international cricket! 50% off for just 22 balls! ! South Africa 148/3 in 15 rounds.
Live Score: Four! six!Miller is really in charge
Miller has been hunting South Africa! Four and six! ! He moved in 47 from 20 balls. SA 145/3 exceeds 14.3.
Live Score: Four! !Lacy breaks the shackles
Rassie van der Dussen breaks the shackles! Knock Avesh straight to the ground for four points! South Africa 133/3 after 13.5 rounds. And without the ball! !
Live Scores: Miller’s back-to-back sixes
David Miller is now joining the fun! Miller’s back-to-back sixes! ! South Africa 125/3 after 13 rounds, need 87 rounds 7 rounds.
Live Score: Miller Six! SA 106/3 in 12
Four followed up with six! SA 106/3 after 12 rounds.
Live Score: Miller Four Points
David Miller four. 100 showed up in South Africa, but the asking price also became too high for the likes of Miller and Duesen. SA 100/3
Live Score: South Africa at 86/3 after 10 rounds
Finished 10 times, South Africa is 86/3 with Rassie van der Dussen and David Miller in between.
Live Score: Axar strikes, Quinton de Kock exits
Big ticket gate! Excellent catch from Kishan and Quinton de Kock! Proteas 81/3.DeKok exits the game after 22 points
Live Score: Long Jump and Six!
Axar Patel hit a long pitch and van der Dussen went all-in with six. SA 80/2 in 8.2 overs
Live Score: Van der Dusen Four Points
Rassie van der Dussen just hit the ball to a perfect and four! After some intense work, the shackles were broken.
Live Scores: Slower fox Pretoria, Hassall strike
Harshal Patel Removes Dangerous People! ! Pretoria is back! ! He walked back after scoring 29 points. South Africa 61/2
Live Score: South Africa 60/1 after 5
After 5 rounds, South Africa is at 60/1. Hardik Pandya dropped three sixes in the 5th.
Live Score: Pretoria Back-to-Back Sixes! !
Pretorius is showing off his batting skills! Pandya back to back six! 50 appeared in South Africa
Live score: Six points for Pretoria! !
Hardik is one goal behind and Pretorius just swings from the free throw line! ! six! ! India 48/1 on 4.2.
Live Score: Hardik Pandya takes the ball
Hardik Pandya has the ball in hand and Pretorius is on strike.
Live Score: Chahal conceded 16 goals in his first game
Chahal ended up dropping 16 points in his first game. After 4 rounds, South Africa 42/1.
Live Scores: Tough Sweeps and Sixes!
Slog sweep and a SIX for pinch hitter Pretorius! Right in the middle of his bat.
Live Score: Bavuma Go! !
Bhuvneshwar Kumar strike! India’s first wicket was Bavuma walking back. He went to the hut after scoring 10 points.
Live Score: Avesh 15 over, SA 22/0 after 2
Expensive from Avesh Khan! He conceded 15 points and South Africa were chasing. India 22/0 after 2 rounds.
Live Score: Bavuma Four Points
Bavuma flicks his wrist and the ball starts a four! India 13/0 at 1.3.
Live Score: SA 7/0 after 1 point
South Africa are 7/0 after the first over. Good start for Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Live Score: Bavuma conceded, Pant also conceded
Perfect pronation player from Bhuvneshwar Kumar, get Bavuma right! But Pant went the wrong way and the ball ran for a four! South Africa 5/0
Live Score: SA up and running
South Africa lost points in the second game. Quinton de Kock opened his account!
Live Score: South Africa has a mountain to climb
Appears SA opener – Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma chasing 212. Let’s see how Proteas goes after the chase.
Live Score: India 211/4 in 20 rounds
Hardik Pandya is unbeaten with just 12 goals in 31 overs as India finish at 211/4. This is India’s highest score against Proteas in T20Is. This is also the highest T20I score at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
Live Score: Six! The power of Pandya!
Hardik Pandya’s strength is in full swing! ! The ball was in the arc and Pandya gave it a six! India 209/4
Live Score: OUT! trousers dropped 29
Rishabh Pant falls 29. Anrich Nortje with wicket after quick shot! India 202/4 on 19.1.
LIVE SCORE: INDIA GET 200 POINTS
India has 200. After 19 rounds, the hosts are at 202/3. It’s a great shot from Pant and Hardik.
Live Score: Six straight down to the ground!
Rabada threw one on the shorter side and Pandya just dismissed it from his presence, hitting six straight on the ground! India 193/3 on 18.1.
Live Score: 18 overs, India 187/3
India leads Hardik and Pant at 187/3 in 18 matches! After two rounds, India will finish around 210-215 points.
Live Score: Pandya Four, Six!
Hardik just unwraps the ball from him! ! Four! ! Indifferent flick from the generalist! ! Then he followed it up with a six! India 186/3 over 17.5 points.
Live Score: Six, then Four! 18th and above 17th
The pants are now hitting the cover border with a four to one! The southpaw hitter leaves his mark on his international captaincy debut! India 174/3 in round 17.
Live Scores: One-Handed Hockey from Pant and SIX!
Rishabh Pant is doing Rishabh Pant thing! ! One-handed hoick for six! India 170/3
Live Score: Six points for pants! !
Rishabh Pant practiced power shots the day before halftime and now it’s paying off! Bowling Big Six in Pretoria. India 163/3
Live Score: Shreyas leaves 36
Shreyas tried to hit the ball for six, but he ended up missing the pass and getting knocked down. Shreyas left after scoring 36. India 156/3 in 16.1 rounds.