Indian clinched their first victory of the 3match T20I here in Mohali. South Africa after winning toss chose to bat first and set a target of 149 runs in the 20Overs. At one stage it looked like South Africa might reach 180 but Indian bowlers did pull it back in the last few overs strongly. South Africa’s batsmen managed to hit two sixes in the last over which helped them get to close to 150 after picking 16 runs
In the second innings India started well with both openers Rohit Sharma and Dhawan dealing in boundaries by putting away bad balls to boundaries. But Rohit was out for a good delivery and Dhawan was stunned by a fantastic catch from Miller. Then Pant did a Pant and perished very quickly. The remaining work was completed by captain Kohli and Shreyas Iyer neatly taking India home in just 19overs.