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Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24 - South Africa vs India 1st T20I 2018 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24 - South Africa vs India 1st T20I 2018


Watch the highlights of Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24 - South Africa vs India 1st T20I 2018 - India tour of South Africa 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between India and South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg in 18th February 2018.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24 - South Africa vs India 1st T20I 2018 Highlights
Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates with captain Virat Kohli after taking a wicket © AP

Shikhar Dhawan's quick-fire half-century before Bhuvneshwar Kumar's maiden five-for helped to India comprehensive 28-run victory over South Africa and take a 1-0 lead in the first T20 international.

* Bhuvneshwar Kumar's 5 for 24 was the second best bowling figures for India in T20 international and the best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against South Africa in T20Is, surpassing the previous record of 4 for 13 held by RP Singh at Durban in the inaugural 2007 World Twenty20.

* India's 203 was their fifth highest score in T20 international and It is their highest total against South Africa in T20Is.

* Shikhar Dhawan hammered a 27-ball his second fastest fifty for India in T20 international and the fastest fifty by an Indian batsman against South Africa in T20Is.

India scored 203-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Shikhar Dhawan blasted a 72 off 39-balls including 10-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 184.61.

Manish Pandey scored a unbeaten 29 off 27-balls including a six, Virat Kohli struck 26 off 20-balls included 2-fours & a six.

Rohit Sharma hammered a 21 off 9-balls including 2-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 233.33, MS Dhoni 16 and Suresh Raina 15.

South Africa best bowler by Debutant Junior Dala - who took 2-wickets on his debut T20I match, Andile Phehlukwayo, Tabraiz Shamsi and Chris Morris each took one-wickets.

South Africa scored 175-9 in 20 overs with top scorer by Reeza Hendricks blasted a 70 off 50-balls including 8-fours & a six with strike-rate of 140.

Farhaan Behardien struck 39 off 27-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 144.44 and Debutant Heinrich Klaasen - who scored 16-runs on his debut T20I match.

India best bowler by Bhuvneshwar Kumar 5-24, Jaydev Unadkat, Yuzvendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya each took one-wickets.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 24-runs in 4-overs.

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