Despite of David Warner Unbeaten 67 off 56 balls, Australia Suffers to reach the Target of 159 here in Port Elizabeth. South Africa bowlers made a steady comeback in later innings made to level the series by 1-1.
Outclass Dekock Hitting
Being a toss Winner, Dekock goes for the batting first after a brutal loss in the last match while chasing. Quinton deKock once again produces his barbarous class batting makes South Africa to have a better Start. Reeza Hendricks had a good start but cannot able to capitalize as he goes for Kane Richardson. Australia produces a ruthless fielding performance including Steve Smith classy boundary line fielding which saves 5 runs. Such Fielding performance from Vistors made a good comeback at the end gives away 158 runs at the end of the Innings. Quinton De Kock makes 70 off 47 balls including 5 fours and 4 sixes and Van der Dussen with 37 runs off 26 balls including 2 fours and 2 sixes. Kane Richardson gives 21 runs in 4 overs including 2 wickets of Reeza Hendricks and Van Der Dussen.
South Africa Strong Comeback
By chasing a target of 159, David Warner and Aaron Finch produces the good start but Skipper goes for 14 runs made Aussies a bit pressure. Smith Joins hands with Warner made a confident partnership in the middle made a way on Visitors side. South Africa had a better fielding makes a Good comeback into the match by Removing the wickets of Steve Smith, Mitchell Marsh and Mathew Wade in regular intervals. As 20 runs needed in the last 2 overs, Australia Failed to achieve the target makes South Africa wins the match by 12 runs. South Africa bowlers had a better All Rounding performance in the end makes them to Square the Series by 1-1.
The Third and final T20I Match between Australia and South Africa to be held on Wednesday ( 9.30 pm IST) in Capetown.