India will have the opportunity of winning the T20 series with a win at Supersports Park Centurion and continue their good run of form on the South African tour. India beat South Africa in the first T20I match by 28 runs with Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar leading the pack with convincing performances. Ahead of the 2nd T20I, we look at the stats and preview that would play a part in the outcome of the heated clash.
Centurion is a strange venue for South Africa in terms of their T20I record. They have 50% win rate at the venue and have also registered both highest and lowest totals at the venue with 241 vs England and getting bowled out for just 100 runs against Pakistan.
South Africa vs India, 2nd T20I – Stats and Preview
1 – Only Umar Gul has picked up a 5-wkt haul at SuperSport Park Centurion in the T20I cricket.
1 – This will be India’s first ever T20I game at the SuperSport Park Centurion.
3 – South Africa have played 6 and won 3 T20I matches at SuperSport Park Centurion.
15 – David Miller needs 15 more runs to be the all-time run scorer at the venue. Loots Bosman tops that list, remember him?
2 – No batsman has scored more than 1 half century at the SuperSport Park Centurion.
3 – Out of the current South African squad for the T20I series, only 4 batsmen have hit a six at the Supersports Park Centurion.
18 – Virat Kohli needs 18 more runs to score 2000 T20I runs. He will be the first ever Indian to achieve the feat and 3rd of all time.
32 – Rohit Sharma needs 32 more runs to score 1700 T20I runs. He will be the 9th overall and 2nd Indian player to do so.