5th T20I: Rain forces the wash as India-South Africa series ends 2-2 | Cricket News



BANGALORE: The fifth and decisive Twenty20 International between India and South Africa was abandoned due to rain in Bangalore on Sunday, with the series ending level 2-2.
As it happened | Scorecard
India reached 28 for two in 3.3 overs after being batted first when a second rain breakout forced the players off the field at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium.
Referees called off the match after the rain refused to go away for more than 90 minutes and the players exchanged handshakes.
The game started 50 minutes late, after rain forced the teams off the pitch just before the first ball was thrown.

fast south african Lungi Ngidi threw the lefty Ichan Kishan for 15, then got his opening partner Ruturaj Gaikwad caught halfway for 10.
Shreyas Iyer, on nothing, and skipper Rishabh Pantson one, were at bat when play was last stopped.
Earlier, South African skipper Temba Bavuma was left out of the line-up due to an elbow injury he suffered in the team’s previous defeat. Keshav Maharaj served as captain.
The Proteas won the first two games before the hosts bounced back to win the next two games by big margins.


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