IND vs SA 2nd T20 2022: In the second T20 match, the Indian team had set a target of 238 runs to win against South Africa. Many new records were made in this match. This is the third highest score of the Indian team in this format. In the T20 format, India scored 260 runs for 5 wickets against Sri Lanka in the year 2017, which is Team India’s highest score in this format. Apart from this, in the year 2016, the Indian team scored 244 runs against the West Indies, which is India’s second highest score. At the same time, India scored 237 runs in today’s match, which is the highest score of any team against South Africa.
Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul beat Pakistani pair
In the match against South Africa, there was a partnership of 96 runs for the first wicket between Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Actually, this was the 15th time when the partnership between the two batsmen was more than 50 runs. In this case, the Indian pair left behind the pair of Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam of Pakistan. Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam have shared a partnership of more than 50 runs 14 times. At the same time, in this case, the pair of Paul Stirling and Kevin O’Brien of Ireland is at number three.
Records of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul
Indian captain Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul added 96 runs for the first wicket. At the same time, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul became the highest run partnership pair in T20 Internationals. Both the Indian batsmen have shared 1809 runs in 36 innings so far. In this case, the pair of Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul has overtaken Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan have scored 1743 runs in 52 innings.
Indian batsmen hit 38 boundaries
In the second match against South Africa, Indian batsmen hit 38 boundaries, which is the second highest number of boundaries by an Indian team in this format. Earlier in the year 2017 against Sri Lanka, Indian batsmen had hit 42 fours and sixes. In this match, Indian batsmen hit 25 fours, which is the most by Indian batsmen in an International T20 match.
Hundred partnership between Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli
In this match, there was a partnership of 102 runs in 42 balls between Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli. This is the fastest century partnership by Indian batsmen in this format. Earlier, against West Indies, KL Rahul and Mahendra Singh Dhoni had a partnership of 107 runs in 49 balls.
Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian to play 400 T20 matches
At the same time, the Indian captain has become the first player from India to play 400 T20 matches in the league. However, it includes league matches in addition to international matches. Actually, Rohit Sharma has played 191 matches for Mumbai Indians, 141 for India, 47 matches for Deccan Chargers. Apart from this, the Indian captain has played 17 matches for Mumbai while 2-2 matches for Indians and India-A.
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