The India series revealed how close the Proteas are to mounting a significant T20 World Cup challenge, but also highlighted just how far they are in meaningful ways.
Coach Rahul Dravid says Rishabh Pant remains “integral” to India’s plans despite concerns about his batting and leadership after the drawn T20I series against the Proteas.
An urgent plan needs to be put in place to transform Temba Bavuma from a liability to an asset, writes RYAN VREDE.
The fifth and deciding T20I between India and South Africa was abandoned due to rain in Bangalore on Sunday with the series ending level at 2-2.
Get live score updates and text commentary from the fifth T20I in Bengaluru from 3:30pm (SA time).
Dinesh Karthik’s maiden T20I fifty helped India beat the Proteas by 82 runs in Rajkot.
India beat the Proteas by 82 runs in Rajkot on Friday to set up a series decider in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Get live score updates and text commentary from the fourth T20I in Rajkot from 3:30pm (SA time).
India won by 48 runs in Visakhapatnam to keep the series alive.
The Proteas suffered a 48-run defeat by India in the third T20I on Tuesday after failing to recover from a slow start to their run chase.
Get live score updates and text commentary from the third T20I in Visakhapatnam from 3:30pm (SA time).
Heinrich Klaasen starred for the Proteas in their four-wicket win in Cuttack.
Heinrich Klaasen hit 81 off 46 balls as the Proteas beat India by four wickets in the second T20I in Cuttack on Sunday.
Get live score updates and text commentary from the second T20I in Cuttack from 3:30pm (SA time).
Experimentation, composure and execution marked the Proteas’ seven-wicket victory over India, writes RYAN VREDE.