South Africa’s stand-in captain Keshav Maharaj Invited the home team to bat. As the players took position on the field, the sky opened in three minutes for the game to begin. The heavy rain lasted for about half an hour but the subair system at the stadium ensured a start of 7.50pm with one over drop on both sides.
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Northeast, with capacity crowd in attendance Kishan Ensured some fireworks in the opening over when he hit a consistent maximum strike on Maharaj, both sent by midwicket. But Kishan’s (15) two quick wickets and Ruturaj Gaekwad (10) and India were struggling at 28/2 in 3.2 overs.
Captain Rishabh Pant Only one delivery was encountered when the steady rain brought back the cover at 8.06pm. The match was finally canceled at 9.35am as there was no sign of rain subsiding, thus South Africa maintained their winning streak in India. This Proteas India have not lost a white ball series since 2011.
The teams split the series by winning the first two matches by the visitors and the Indian team made an admirable comeback in the next two matches.