India vs South Africa 4th T20 Match Report: After Dinesh Karthik, Avesh Khan wreaks havoc, India equalizes in fourth T20 win

Dinesh Karthik scored 55 runs in the fourth T20 match against South Africa.

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IND Vs SA 4th T20 Match Report Today: India beat South Africa by runs in the fourth T20 match to level the 5-match series 2-2. Dinesh Karthik played a brilliant half-century innings.

Dinesh Karthik (Dinesh Karthik) And Hardik Pandya After the brilliant batting of India, on the strength of the bowlers, India defeated South Africa by 82 runs in the fourth T20 match. With this, India has also leveled 2-2 in the 5-match series. Batting first after losing the toss, Team India led by Rishabh Pant scored 169 runs for 6 wickets in the allotted over. In reply, the South African team was reduced to 87 runs in 16.5 overs. Chasing the target of 170 runs, the South African team could not stand in front of the Indian bowlers. Avesh Khan wreaked havoc on the South African team. He took 4 wickets for 18 runs. Yuzvendra Chahal took 2 wickets for 21 runs. Harshal Patel and Akshar Patel got one success each.

Temba Bavuma retired hurt

Quinton de Kock and captain Temba Bavuma tried to get the team off to a good start, but Bavuma got injured on the score of 20 runs and retired hurt. After Bavuma’s departure, the South African team faltered and in the form of Quinton de Kock and Dwayne Pretorius, the visiting team fell for 2 for 26. Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Rasi Van Dussen, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Enrique Norkia returned to the pavilion within 80 runs one by one. After this, Angidi was also out early. Rasi scored the highest 20 runs.

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Karthik and Pandya handled India’s innings

Earlier, India’s start was also very bad. India lost 5 wickets for 81 runs in the form of Rituraj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan and Captain Pant. After this, Pandya and Karthik made an amazing partnership. Between the two, there was a partnership of 65 runs in 33 balls. On the basis of Pandya and Karthik, India’s score reached from 81 to 146 runs. Team India got the fifth blow in the form of Pandya. Pandya missed his first T20 half-century by just 4 runs. He played an innings of 46 runs for 31 runs. Which includes 3 fours and 3 sixes. Karthik also got out after scoring 55 runs in the second ball of the last over. He scored 55 runs in 27 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes.