New Delhi: The first match of the three-match T20 series was played between India and South Africa (India vs South Africa T20 Series) in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday. India won this match and took a 1-0 lead in this series. But, no one knows better than opener KL Rahul about how much trouble the Indian batsmen faced in winning this match.
Chasing the target given by South Africa, the Indian team, who came on the field, had an idea of the pitch. Scoring runs on this pitch was not easy. After the dismissal of Indian captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, KL Rahul came under tension. But, this tension of Rahul was ended by Suryakumar Yadav.
Suryakumar Yadav came on the field and started batting brilliantly. India won this match on the strength of Suryakumar’s aggressive batting. KL Rahul has also played an important role in this victory. After the match was over, KL Rahul said, “When Surya came on the wicket, he started playing his natural game openly with the very first ball. He had adopted the strategy of attacking South Africa. He told me that I can take all my time batting.”
Coming to the match, India won the toss and decided to bowl first. At the same time, the South Africa team, who came to bat first, did not have a good start. Indian bowlers did not even have a chance to recover from the African batsmen. He kept taking wickets one after the other. After a lot of difficulties, the African team was able to score 106 runs in 20 overs for the loss of 8 wickets. India has won the first match by achieving this target.