IND vs SA 2nd T20I Stats Review: Check out all stats and records broken in this high-scoring thriller

India sealed another three-match bilateral T20I series at home.

Sudharshan SridharanAuthor

Updated - 03 October 2022 12:53 AM

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India defeated South Africa by 16 runs in a high-scoring thriller in the 2nd T20I match at Guwahati and sealed another three-match bilateral T20I series, having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead.
 
While Proteas captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and asked India to bat first, the hosts posted a huge total of 237/3 on the board with the help of a solid opening partnership from Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul (57).

Meanwhile, Suryakumar Yadav's sensational fifty (61) completely changed the complexion of the game as his knock gave no chance whatsoever to the opposition. In addition, Virat Kohli also played a crucial part in finishing the game along with Dinesh Karthik as he remained unbeaten on 49.

In the run-chase, Proteas initially lost the plot completely as they lost their skipper Temba Bavuma and Rilee Rossouw for ducks but later they managed to end their innings with a score of 221/3 riding on an unbeaten 174-run partnership for the 4th wicket between David Miller (106*) and Quinton de Kock (69).

Aiden Markram also contributed with a quickfire 33 before losing his wicket to Axar Patel and among all bowlers, only Deepak Chahar looked effective with an economy of 6.00 when the rest of the Indian bowlers conceded more than 10 runs an over.

Numbers and Stats from IND vs SA 2nd T20I game:

1 - For the first time India have won a bilateral T20I series against South Africa on Indian soil.

India in home T20I series vs South Africa:
Lost 0-2 to SA (2015)
Levelled 1-1 vs SA (2019)
Levelled 2-2 vs SA (2022)
Won 2-0 vs SA (2022)*

*one more match remaining

1 - David Miller becomes the first South African batsman to smash 2000 runs in T20Is.

Most runs for South Africa in men's T20I:
David Miller - 2009
Quinton de Kock - 1964
JP Duminy - 1934

4 - Virat Kohli became 4th batsman to reach the milestone of smashing 11,000 runs in T20s.

Most runs in T20 Cricket:
Chris Gayle - 14562
Kieron Pollard - 11915
Shoaib Malik - 11902
Virat Kohli - 11030
David Warner - 10870

5 - David Miller becomes the first batter to smash two centuries in T20I history while batting at number 5 (or) lower position.

9 - Suryakumar Yadav became the 9th batsman to complete 1000 runs in T20Is for India.

Most runs for India in men's T20I:
Rohit Sharma - 3737
Virat Kohli - 3712
KL Rahul - 2137
Shikhar Dhawan - 1759
MS Dhoni - 1617
Suresh Raina - 1605
Yuvraj Singh - 1177
Suryakumar Yadav - 1037
Shreyas Iyer - 1029
Hardik Pandya - 989

Fastest to smash 1000 runs in men's T20I by balls faced:
Suryakumar Yadav - 573
Glenn Maxwell - 604
Colin Munro - 635

9 - Rohit Sharma became the 9th player to play 400 matches in T20 cricket. He has been the first Indian to play 400 matches in T20 cricket.

Most T20 matches Played:
Kieron Pollard - 614
Dwayne Bravo - 556
Shoaib Malik - 481
Chris Gayle - 463
Sunil Narine - 435
Ravi Bopora - 429
Andre Russell - 428
David Miller - 403
Rohit Sharma - 400
Daniel Christian - 393

18 - Suryakumar Yadav smashed his fifty from just 18 balls.

Fastest fifty for India in men's T20I (by balls faced):
Yuvraj Singh - 12 balls vs ENG in 2007 T20 WC 
KL Rahul - 18 balls vs SCO in 2021 T20 WC
Suryakumar Yadav - 18 balls vs SA in 2022

22 - KL Rahul smashed 22nd fifty in T20Is.

Most fifty-plus score in men's T20I:
Virat Kohli - 34
Rohit Sharma - 32
Babar Azam - 29
David Warner - 23
Martin Guptill / KL Rahul - 22

174* - South Africa pair Quinton de Kock and David Miller recorded an unbeaten partnership of 174 runs for the 4th wicket.

Highest 4th wicket partnership in men's T20I:

Quinton de Kock-David Miller: 174* vs India, 2022
Bikram Arora-Varun Thamotharam: 166* vs Gibraltar, 2021
Glenn Maxwell-David Warner: 161 vs South Africa, 2016
Ali Masood-Stuart Hook: 140* vs Switzerland, 2022
Harry Brook-Ben Duckett: 139* vs Pakistan, 2022

Highest partnership for SA in men's T20I:

Quinton de Kock-David Miller: 174* vs India, 2022
Loots Bosman-Graeme Smith: 170 vs England, 2009
AB de Villiers-Richard Levi: 133* vs New Zealand, 2012

237/3 - India ended up posting a total of 237/3.

Highest total for India in men's T20I:
260/5 vs SL in Indore, 2017
244/4 vs WI in Florida, 2016
240/3 vs WI in Mumbai-WS, 2019
237/3 vs SA in Guwahati, 2022
225/7 vs IRE in Dublin, 2022

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