Bhuvneshwar Kumar leads charge with 5-wicket haul as India take 1-0 lead in T20I series

FirstCricket Staff, Feb,19 2018
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    Indian players celebrate after winning the 1st T20I at Johannesburg as hosts South Africa fell short by 28 runs. PTI

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    Bhuvneshwar Kumar shone with the ball, becoming only the second Indian to bag a 5-wicket haul in T20Is. Unsurprisingly he was adjudged the Man of the Match. AFP

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    South Africa's opener Reeza Hendricks gave India a real scare with his innings of 70 off 50 balls before he was holed out in the 18th over. AFP

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    Despite wickets falling at the other end Shikhar Dhawan held the innings together with a blistering 72 off 39 balls with the help of 10 fours and 2 sixes. PTI

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    South Africa’s wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi was ecstatic after he trapped, Indian captain Virat Kohli, leg before wicket on 26. Reuters

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    THE FLYING BOOM! Jasprit Bumrah puts in a spectacular effort on the boundary to attempt a catch, but was signalled six by the umpire as the last contact before touching the ball was with the ropes. Reuters





Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3634 125
2 South Africa 3589 112
3 Australia 3499 106
4 New Zealand 2354 102
5 England 3772 97
6 Sri Lanka 2914 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5751 125
2 India 5492 122
3 South Africa 3842 113
4 New Zealand 4602 112
5 Pakistan 3279 102
6 Australia 3548 101
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 3270 131
2 Australia 1894 126
3 India 3932 123
4 New Zealand 2542 116
5 England 1951 115
6 South Africa 2058 114