Kohli, Deepak Chahar dazzle in comfortable Indian win

Brief scores: South Africa 149/5 (Quinton de Kock 52, Temba Bavuma 49; Deepak Chahar 2/22, Ravindra Jadeja 1/31, Hardik Pandya 1/31) lost to India 151/3 (Virat Kohli 72*, Shikhar Dhawan 40; Tabraiz Shamsi 1/19, Andile Phehlukwayo 1/20) by 7 wickets

India vs South Africa 2nd T20I 2019, key stats

  • India beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second T20 International at the PCA IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali to go one-nil up in the three-match series. It was India’s first T20I win over the Proteas on home soil
  • Virat Kohli made an unbeaten 72 (4×4, 3×6), his 22nd T20I fifty, to help India win with an over to spare after the bowlers had restricted South Africa, who had been put in to bat, to 149 for five. It was Kohli’s 15th T20I win as captain
  • South Africa’s stand-in captain Quinton de Kock top-scored with a 37-ball 52 (8×4), his third half-century in the format
  • Temba Bavuma, Bjorn Fortuin and Anrich Nortje became the 83rd, 84th and 85th T20I players for South Africa after they were handed their debuts

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